Cavs’ James, Rockets’ Harden named Players of the Week

With LeBron James on the bench to start the fourth Sunday, the Spurs went on a 9-0 run in the first 100 seconds to take control.

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James and Houston Rockets guard James Harden have been named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for Week 7 of the 2017-18 season (Nov. 27-Dec. 3).

Both stars led their teams to perfect records while putting up stellar numbers.

James guided the Cavs to a 4-0 mark and averaged 27.3 points, 9.0 assists and 8.3 rebounds. Cleveland are currently on an 11-game winning streak.

Harden, meanwhile, put up 34.0 points, 9.0 assists and 7.3 rebounds and led the Rockets to a 3-0 week.

The Cavs, after getting off to a slow start, are now 16-7 on the year and have the second best record in the Eastern Conference. The Rockets are 18-4, good for first place in the rugged Western Conference.