MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The National Basketball Association may have to rename the Eastern Conference Player of the Week award after Miami Heat star LeBron James as he was once again selected for the award after another dominating week of play.
It’s the 43rd Player of the Week honor for LeBron, tops in NBA history, and the 46th time a member of the Heat has been selected as Player of the Week.
James and the Heat put up a perfect record again last week. LeBron averaged 30.8 points, 8.8 rebounds, 10 assists, 2.5 steals, and 2 blocks per game. He also shot 58.8 percent from the field and posted a triple-double and three double-doubles.
LeBron also continued his streak of scoring in double-figures in a career-high 488 consecutive games.
James is currently fourth in scoring in the league at 26.7, seventh in minutes per game, eighth in assists per game, ninth in field goal percentage, and tied for 11th in steals per game.