Chris Paul Wins NBA Western Conference Player Of The Week

To the victors go the spoils, and the Los Angeles Clippers were victorious in all four of their games last week, closing the gap with the Los Angeles Lakers in the Pacific Division. Point guard Chris Paul had a stellar week, and on Monday was duly honored as the Western Conference Player of the Week, the NBA announced.

Paul averaged 21.5 points and 11.3 assists per game last week as the Clippers went 4-0 in home games against New Orleans Hornets, Phoenix Coyotes, Portland Trail Blazers, and Utah Jazz. Paul shot 56% from the field for the week, and his driving layup with five seconds remaining Friday night gave the Clippers a 98-97 win over Portland.

Paul had more three-pointers made (seven) than turnovers (six) last week.

Paul's teammate, Blake Griffin, was also a finalist for the award. Griffin averaged 22.8 points and 10.5 rebounds per game while shooting 66.1% from the field in four wins, and has scored 20 points or more in seven straight games.

Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics won the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

For more news on Chris Paul and the Clippers, be sure to read Clips Nation.

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