Monday, April 14, 2008

AI Is the Player of the Week

(Boulder-CO) The Denver Nuggets’ Allen Iverson was named the Western Conference Player of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, April 7, through Sunday, April 13. Iverson led the Nuggets to a 3-1 week, and was second in the league in scoring with 28.8 points per game on .533 shooting, to go along with 6.8 rebounds. Iverson was second in the West in steals with 2.75 steals per game. It is Iverson’s third Player of the Week nod this season (Nov. 18, Jan. 6). Denver can clinch a playoff spot with a win or a loss by Golden State.

Here's how AI handled business:

April 8 @ L.A. Clippers: AI posted 21 points, nine assists, seven rebounds and two steals in a 117-99 win over the Clippers.

April 10 @ Golden State: AI poured in 33 points and added nine assists and three steals in a 114-105 win over the Warriors.

April 12 @ Utah: AI posted 28 points in a 124-97 loss to the Jazz.

April 13 vs. Houston: AI scored 33 points to go along with seven assists, seven rebounds and four steals in a 111-94 win over the Rockets.

Go Nuggets!

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