The National Basketball Association today announced that Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Jan. 4, through Sunday, Jan. 10. LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers was the Eastern Conference winner.
Paul helped the Clippers to a 3-0 week behind averages of 23.7 points, 12.3 assists, 5.3 rebounds and 2.0 steals. He posted two double-doubles during the week and scored at least 20-plus points in all three games.
On Jan. 6 in Portland, Paul collected 21 points and a season-high 19 assists in a 109-98 win.