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Horford, Duncan named players of week
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On November 26, 2012 @ 4:00 pm In All,Wirenews | Comments Disabled
The Atlanta Hawks’ Al Horford and the San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 19,through Sunday, Nov. 25.
Horford led the Hawks to a 4-0 week, averaging 16.5 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.5 assists. He recorded a career-high 10 assists on Nov. 21 as Atlanta beat the Washington Wizards 101-100. Horford’s 26-point, 13-rebound double-double in a 101-91 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Nov. 23 helped the Hawks to improve their road record to 4-2, tops in the conference.
Duncan helped the Spurs to a 3-1 week by averaging 22.0 points, 12.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.3 blocks. He posted three consecutive point-rebound double-doubles in games against the Los Angeles Clippers, Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers.
In the 111-106 win against the Toronto Raptors on Nov. 25, Duncan recorded his 2,500 career block.
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