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MIAMI LeBron James doesn't win Eastern Conference Player of the Week every time.
The Miami Heat star might already have won five during his epic season. But on Monday teammate Dwyane Wade picked one up.
Wade got the nod in the East for averaging 25.3 points, 5.0 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 3.5 steals while shooting 60.6 percent during a 4-0 week. Wade had 23 points and six steals Sunday against Indiana as the Heat won their 18th straight game, the longest in the NBA this season and tied for the seventh longest in league history.
Wade started out the week in impressive fashion. He had 32 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds in a March 4 win at Minnesota.
It marks the first award for Player of the Week this season for any Heat player other than James, who also has won all four awards for Player of the Month.
Named Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday was Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who won for the second time this season.
Eight players this season have won multiple awards for Player of the Week. Kevin Durant of the West's Oklahoma City has four, making him the only player other than James with more than two.
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No. The two stars from the Miami Heat are playing some incredible basketball this season. As evidence I offer this clip from the end of the first half of Sunday's game with the Indiana Pacers:
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