James, Ginobili awarded NBA weekly honors
New York, NY (Sports Network) – LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and
Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs were awarded Player of the Week honors
for the period ending March 11.
In four games during the week, James led the Cavaliers to a perfect record
while averaging a league-high 32.8 points, 8.5 rebounds and 7.8 assists per
game. James has now won the Player of the Week honors 10 times in his career
and two times this season.
James recorded a double-double with 32 points and 12 rebounds in a 91-85 win
over Houston on March 5 and followed that with a season-high 41 points in a
101-97 overtime win at Detroit on March 7.
Ginobili averaged 20.5 points, five rebounds and 1.3 steals in helping San
Antonio to a 4-0 week. He tallied 23 points, four rebounds and thee assists in
a 99-94 win at Portland on March 6 and scored 26 points to go with five
rebounds, four steals and three assists in a 100-93 win at Sacramento on March