LeBron James is once again the Eastern Conference Player of the Week, this time for games played Feb. 6 - Feb. 12.
The league announced James’ award Monday in a press release. It’s the fourth time he’s won the award this season and an NBA-record 57th time he’s won it in his NBA career.
Congratulations to @KingJames - the Eastern Conference Player of the Week! #StriveForGreatness pic.twitter.com/S7tgW1rf7p— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) February 13, 2017
Over the past week, the Cavs went 3-1 with wins over the Wizards, Pacers and Nuggets and a loss to the Thunder. James had a career-high 17 assists against the Wizards. A night later against the Pacers, James scored 25 points to go along with nine assists and six rebounds. In Saturday’s win against the Nuggets, James posted a stat line of 27 points, 12 assists and five rebounds.
Over the course of the week, James recorded his 800th career block, passed Lenny Wilkens for 13th all-time in assists and passed Magic Johnson for 20th all-time in steals.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin was named the Western Conference Player of the Week.