Wall, Aldridge named NBA Players of the Week
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge were named the NBA's top players for the period ending Nov. 24.
Wall led the Wizards to a 3-1 record last week to receive the Eastern Conference award. He averaged 24.3 points, 8.5 assists and 2.75 steals in 39.8 minutes per game during the four games.
Wall finished the week by scoring 30-plus points in consecutive performances against the Toronto Raptors and the New York Knicks.
Aldridge helped the Trail Blazers to a perfect 4-0 record last week by averaging 22.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.75 blocks in 37.7 minutes per contest.
He also posted season-highs in points (30), rebounds (21), and blocks (three), while tying a season high in steals (three) on Nov. 23 in a 113-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors.
Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Indiana's Paul George, Memphis' Zach Randolph, Miami's LeBron James, Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, Portland's Wesley Matthews and Toronto's DeMar DeRozan.
11/25 15:21:40 ET