LeBron James’ monster week earns him Eastern Conference honor
In an announcement that isn’t much of a shocker if you watched Cleveland Cavaliers basketball this week, LeBron James has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Mon, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 16.
James averaged 35 points per game, 7.7 assists per game and seven rebounds per game was a major contributor for the Cavs, who went 3-0 this past week.
Here’s a look at his numbers for the week that was:
Nov. 10 vs. New Orleans: Scored 32 points and added 11 rebounds and nine assists in a 118-111 win over the Pelicans.
Nov. 14 @ Boston: Notched 41 points with seven assists during a 122-121 victory over the Celtics.
Nov. 15 vs. Atlanta: Tallied 32 points, seven assists and six rebounds in a 127-94 win over the Hawks.
This is the 46th time James has won this award in his career.
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving was also a nominee for the Eastern Conference honor. Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers was named the Western Conference Player of the Week.
(Information from Cavs and NBA press releases)