Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for games played December 9 to December 15, it was announced today.
James averaged 28.3 points (.507 FG%), 11.0 rebounds, 9.7 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.0 block as the Lakers finished the week 3-0 with victories over Orlando, Miami and Atlanta.
On December 11, James recorded his sixth triple-double of the season with 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists against the Magic. He closed out a three-game road sweep by finishing with 32 points, a season-high-tying 13 rebounds, seven assists and three blocks against the Hawks.
James has now earned the first Western Conference Player of the Week award of his career, and he continues to own an NBA-record 62 career player of the week awards. It is his first weekly honor since March 26, 2018 as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.