Orlando's Dwight Howard Named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week | Magic Basketball



Nov 29

Orlando’s Dwight Howard Named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

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Via the Orlando Magic:

The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 28. It marks the 13th time of his career and the second time this season that Howard has earned the league’s top weekly honor.

With double-doubles in all four games, Howard led Orlando to a 3-1 record, averaging 26.3 ppg. and 14.5 rpg. on .632 shooting. Howard hit the game-winning shot at Washington on Saturday with four seconds left to propel Orlando to its third consecutive win. Howard had a season-high 32 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks in the victory, while he also recorded a season-high 18 rebounds in both the San Antonio and Miami games.

Here is a recap of the week for Howard:

Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic
Nov. 22 @ San Antonio:
Had 26 points, 18 rebounds, three steals and two blocks in a 106-97 loss to the Spurs
Nov. 24 vs. Miami: Posted 24 points and 18 rebounds in a 104-95 win over the Heat
Nov. 26 vs. Cleveland: Netted 23 points to go along with 11 rebounds, two blocks and two steals in a 111-100 win versus the Cavaliers.
Nov. 27 @ Washington: Rounded out the week with his fourth double-double, tallying 32 points and 11 rebounds in a 100-99 victory over the Wizards.

Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki took home the weekly award for the Western Conference.


Dwight's on fire!!