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LeBron James named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

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For the 5th time this season, LeBron James was named the NBA's Player of the Week.  This was for the games played between March 14th and 20th in which the Heat went 3-1.  James now leads teammate Dwyane Wade 5 to 3 in Player of the Week awards this season.  Wade was also nominated for the award last week, as was Chris Bosh and Dwight Howard

LeBron had a an awesome week, averaging a league-leading 29.0 points on .54.7% shooting, along with 5.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists.  His week was capped off with a huge game against the Atlanta Hawks in which he scored 43 points, making 16 of his 21 shots.  In the 4 games, James scored 21, 19, 43 and 33 points.