NEW YORK, March 29, 2010 – The San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili today was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played March 22-28.
Ginobili averaged 25.8 points, fourth among Western Conference league leaders, 5.0 assists and 4.5 rebounds to hoist the Spurs to a 3-1 record. He scored 20 or more points in each game, including 30 points in a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, and handed out at least five assists in three games. In addition to scoring 21 points, Ginobili posted five rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block in a win at Oklahoma City.
Here is a recap of the week for Ginobili:
Manu Ginobili, San Antonio Spurs
March 22 at Oklahoma City:Posted 21 points, five rebounds, five assists, two steals and one block in 99-96 Spurs win.
March 24 vs. Los Angeles Lakers:Scored 24 points in a 83-92 loss.
March 26 vs. Cleveland:Shot 10-19 from the field, including 3-5 from three, for 30 points in a 102-97 win.
March 28 at Boston:Scored 28 points, handed out seven assists and corralled three rebounds in a 94-73 win.