DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for his performances from Mar. 31 through this past Sunday, the NBA announced today.
In four games for the Mavs last week, Nowitzki averaged 25.3 points and 8.0 rebounds, and also converted 13-of-23 baskets from 3-point range. The Mavs went 3-1 last week, with Nowitzki helping them to three straight road victories over the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings.
Charlotte's Al Jefferson was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.
-- Dwain Price
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