Reporting Tim Kephart
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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — For the fifth time this season, Miami Heat superstar forward LeBron James has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.
James helped lead the Heat to a 3-1 record last week while averaging 30.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 2.2 steals per game. James shot 52.3 percent from the field while averaging 37.5 minutes per game.
The award is the tenth time James has earned the honor as a member of the Miami Heat and it was the 36th award for James during his career.
Among league leaders this season, James ranks third in scoring (26.8), fourth in steals (1.93), seventh in minutes (37.6), ninth in field goal percentage (.534), 13th in assists (6.4) and tied for 26th in rebounds (8.0).