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              === George, Morris named NBA Players of the Week ===
 
 New  York, NY  (SportsNetwork.com) -  Indiana Pacers  forward Paul  George and
 Phoenix  Suns forward Markieff Morris were named the NBA's top players for the
 period ending Nov. 10.
 
 George  led the  Pacers to a 4-0  record last week and to a franchise-best 7-0
 start  overall  this season to  grab the Eastern  Conference award. He led the
 Pacers  in  scoring in all  four games last  week, averaging 24.8 ppg, ranking
 fifth  in  the East  in scoring.  The fourth-year forward  chipped in with 7.5
 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.75 steals.
 
 Morris  helped the Suns  to a 3-1 record last week, and their 5-2 start is the
 best  for  the club since  the 2009-2010 campaign. He  tied for seventh in the
 Western Conference in scoring (22.8 ppg), 14th in rebounding (8.0 rpg), eighth
 in  steals  (2.0) and led  the league in  field goal percentage (.698). Morris
 closed the week shooting 75 percent or better in each of his last three games.
 
 Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were
 Atlanta's  Paul  Millsap and Jeff  Teague, Brooklyn's Brook Lopez, Charlotte's
 Gerald  Henderson, Memphis' Mike Conley, Miami's LeBron James, Oklahoma City's
 Kevin  Durant, Portland's  LaMarcus Aldridge,  San Antonio's  Tony Parker  and
 Washington's Bradley Beal.
 
 11/11 15:29:01 ET

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