Home » news » Jefferson Nowitzki Named Conference Players Of Week

NBA News Wire

Jefferson, Nowitzki named conference players of week

The Sports Xchange profile picture

Updated

on

Disclosure
We sometimes use affiliate links in our content, when clicking on those we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you. By using this website you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson and Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively.

Jefferson averaged 24.3 points (fourth in the conference) on 48.1 percent shooting, with 13.0 rebounds (second in the conference) and 1.25 blocks (tied for fifth in the conference). He scored 24 points, including seven in overtime, to seal a 96-94 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday.

Nowitzki averaged 25.3 points (fourth in the conference) and 8.0 rebounds. He connected on 13-of-23 3-point attempts and his 56.5 percent shooting from behind the arc was seventh in the conference. He had 26 points on 10-of-18 shooting and 11 rebounds to help the Mavericks to a 113-107 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.

Up to the minute news and reports from the news wire of The Sports Xchange.

Trending Now