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            === Crawford, Aldridge named NBA Players of the Week ===
 
 New  York,  NY (SportsNetwork.com)  - The Boston  Celtics' Jordan Crawford and
 Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge were named the NBA's top players for
 the period ending Dec. 8.
 
 Crawford  led  the Celtics to  a 3-0 record with  averages of 23.3 points, 6.7
 assists  and 3.0  rebounds. He connected on 12-of-23 shots from beyond the arc
 during  the week, including a career-high six triples in a 114-73 win over the
 New York Knicks on Sunday.
 
 Aldridge  posted  a double-double  in  points  and  rebounds  in all  four  of
 Portland's  games  last week. He  averaged 26.3  points, 12.8 rebounds and 4.5
 assists overall.
 
 Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were
 Dallas'  Dirk Nowitzki,  Detroit's Andre Drummond and Brandon Jennings, Golden
 State's  Stephen  Curry, Indiana's  Paul  George,  and Oklahoma  City's  Kevin
 Durant.
 
 
 12/09 15:09:30 ET