New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin were named the NBA's top players for the period ending Nov. 17.
James led the Heat to a 3-0 record last week to grab the Eastern Conference award. He led Miami in scoring in all three games, averaging 34.0 ppg, and shot .702 from the field, .625 from three-point range and .810 from the foul line.
Griffin helped the Clippers to a 3-0 mark last week. He tied for third in the Western Conference in scoring (25.7 ppg) to go along with 11.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists.
Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Atlanta's Jeff Teague, Chicago's Luol Deng, Denver's Ty Lawson, Golden State's Klay Thompson, Houston's Jeremy Lin, Minnesota's Kevin Love, Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Orlando's Arron Afflalo and Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge.