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LeBron James wins second straight Eastern Conference Player of the Week award

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It’s the 55th time he’s won a player of the week award.

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Philadelphia 76ers Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

For the second straight week, LeBron James has won the Eastern Conference Player of the Week award. The Cavaliers announced James’ award in a press release.

During the past week, the Cavaliers went 3-0 with James averaging 24.7 points, 11.3 assists and 9.3 rebounds. Among players in the East, James was the leader in assists and the Cavs remained the NBA’s only undefeated team.

On Saturday, James added to his resume It’s also he first time Cleveland has been 6-0 since the 1976-77 season and this is the Cavs’ best start in the second LeBron era.

Overall, this is James’ 55th overall player of the week award, which is an NBA record. Coincidentally, it’s also the the 55th time a Cavalier has won a player of the week award. LeBron also won the award last week.

Utah Jazz guard George Hill was named the Western Conference Players of the Week.