New York, NY (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Hawks' Josh Smith and the Los
Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin have been named the players of the week for
games played between Dec. 3 and Dec. 9.
Smith averaged a double-double of 21 points and 12 rebounds in helping the
Hawks to a 3-0 record, while Griffin tallied 23 points and 10 rebounds over
four games for the Clippers, who were also victorious in each of their
contests during the week.
Other players considered for the award were Smith's teammate Al Horford,
Boston's Rajon Rondo, Chicago's Joakim Noah, the Grizzlies' Zach Randolph, San
Antonio's Tony Parker and Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
The Sports Network