Wall, Aldridge Named NBA Players Of The Week
John Wall and LaMarcus Aldridge have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.
Wall averaged 24.0 points, 11.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game while shooting .617 from the field, .800 from three-point range and .857 from the free-throw line in leading the Wizards to a 3-1 record during the week. Wall became the first NBA player since the three-point era began (1979-80) to average at least 24 points, 11 assists, five rebounds, two steals, shoot at least .600 from the field, .800 from three-point range and .850 from the free-throw line in a four game span.
Aldridge led the NBA in scoring (27.0), while ranking tied for 13th in rebounds (10.7) and tied for third in blocks (3.00). He shot 56.4 percent from the field and converted all 19 of his free throw attempts, the most in the league this week without a miss.
Aldridge recorded at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in all three games. Aldridge now ranks third in the NBA with 20 games this season of at least 20 points and 10 rebounds.