Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 11/19/12
MIAMI -- Yes, LeBron James at barely 50 percent is still pretty good.Despite playing with flu-like symptomslast Saturday at Phoenix, the Miami Heat star capped a four-game stretch that was good enough for him to be named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday.It takes a lot for me not to play, James said after scoring 21 points and grabbing seven rebounds in the 97-88 win over the Suns. Me at 50 or 60 percent is better than me not playing at all.For the week, James averaged 29.0 points, 7.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists as the Heat went 3-1. Its the 39th time hes won the award and second time this season.James got sick late last week due to a virus he said was going around the team and felt bad during Saturday's game. But he said after Mondays practice he was showing much improvement.Im getting better, James said. I feel better than I did two days ago. I feel better than I did (Sunday).Also feeling better is Heat star Dwyane Wade. After sitting out the past two games with a sprained left foot, he said Mondays hes hopeful of playing Wednesday against Milwaukee at AmericanAirlines Arena.Chris Tomasson can be reached at christomasson@hotmail.com or on Twitter @christomasson
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