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LeBron James Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week Again

For the second consecutive week and the third time since the beginning of March, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has been selected as the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

In the three games James played in for the week of March 27 thru April 3, James averaged almost a triple double, 28.0 points, 9.3 rebounds and 10.7 assists. The Cavaliers won all three games LeBron played in last week.

It’s the fifth time this season that James has been selected as a conference player of the week. The five selections ties James with Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry for the most conference player of the week awards for the 2015-2016 season.

James continues to add to his record of Eastern Conference Player of the Week awards for his career. It’s the 53rd time in his 13-year NBA career. LeBron has won the Eastern Conference Player of the Week award 34 times as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

James is also a leading candidate for the Eastern Conference Player of the Month Award for March. The announcement of that award winner is expected any day now.

James has lead the Cavaliers a second straight Central Division Championship and a three and a half game lead over the Toronto Raptors for the number one seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Cavaliers magic number to clinch the top seed in the Eastern Conference is three.

Scott Piker has spent over 15 years in the Cleveland media covering news and sports with experience in radio, television, print and digital media. He has covered everything from high school, college, Indians, Browns, Cavaliers and Buckeyes. Scott spent five years as the sports producer at WEWS NewsChannel 5, the ABC affiliate in Cleveland and also has his sports work featured on examiner.com. Scott has also received an emmy award in television news. Scott was born and raised and still resides in his hometown of Madison, Ohio.

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