The Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson and the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh were on Monday named NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Tuesday, Oct. 28, through Sunday, Nov. 2.
Thompson led the league in scoring at 29.7 ppg, as he shot .455 (10-of-22) from distance and .913 (21-of-23) from the foul line. He scored a career high 41 points on 14-of-18 shooting from the field on Nov. 1, during a 127-104 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. To close the week, Thompson poured in 29 points at Portland on Nov. 2, including hitting the go-ahead shot with 8.9 seconds remaining during a 95-90 Warriors win.
Oct. 29 at Sacramento: Scored 19 points and added six assists and two steals in a 95-77 win over the Kings.
Nov. 1 vs. L.A. Lakers: Scored a career high 41 points and added five rebounds during a 127-104 win over the Lakers.
Nov. 2 at Portland: Hit the go-ahead shot with 8.9 seconds remaining and finished with 29 points in a 95-90 win over the Trail Blazers.
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Bosh averaged 25.7 points (third in the conference), 11.3 rebounds (third in the conference), 4.0 assists and 1.3 steals as he helped Miami to the East's lone perfect week at 3-0. He led the Heat in scoring, rebounding and minutes in all three games, and posted two double-doubles. In Miami's season-opening 107-95 victory over the Washington Wizards on Oct. 29, Bosh tallied 26 points and added 15 boards, and connected on 3-of-4 three-point field goal attempts.
Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Atlanta's Jeff Teague, Brooklyn's Joe Johnson, Chicago's Pau Gasol, Cleveland's LeBron James and Kevin Love, Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, Memphis' Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, New Orleans' Anthony Davis, New York's Carmelo Anthony, Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay, Toronto's DeMar DeRozan and Washington's John Wall.
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