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              === James, Griffin named NBA Players of the Week ===
 
 New  York, NY  (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Los
 Angeles  Clippers' Blake  Griffin were  named the  NBA's top  players for  the
 period ending Nov. 17.
 
 James  led the  Heat to a 3-0  record last week to grab the Eastern Conference
 award.  He  led Miami in  scoring in all three  games, averaging 34.0 ppg, and
 shot  .702 from the  field, .625 from three-point range and .810 from the foul
 line.
 
 Griffin  helped the Clippers to a 3-0 mark last week. He tied for third in the
 Western  Conference  in scoring (25.7 ppg)  to go along with 11.3 rebounds and
 4.7 assists.
 
 Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were
 Atlanta's Jeff Teague, Chicago's Luol Deng, Denver's Ty Lawson, Golden State's
 Klay  Thompson, Houston's  Jeremy Lin, Minnesota's Kevin Love, Oklahoma City's
 Kevin  Durant  and Russell  Westbrook, Orlando's  Arron Afflalo and Portland's
 LaMarcus Aldridge.
 
 
 11/18 15:29:16 ET