David Lee Named Western Conference Player of the Week

January 13, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Golden State Warriors forward David Lee (10) during the first half against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center. The Nuggets won 116-105. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

David Lee proved why he deserved to be named to the All-Star team last week, as the he was named the Western Conference Player of the Week by the league.

In four games during the week of Jan. 28 – Feb. 4, Lee averaged 18.0 points, 14.3 rebounds, 7.8 assists and 1.0 steal per game as the Warriors went 4-0.

Lee has been a work horse throughout the year, leading the league with 31 double-doubles. He is averaging 19.4 points and 11.1 rebounds per game for the season.

Lee was named to the All-Star team last month, becoming the first Warrior to be recognized since Latrell Sprewell in 1997.

Topics: David Lee, Golden State Warriors

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/James-Klemm/1150790111 James Klemm

    David Lee is averaging more than 8.2 rebounds. Try 11.1.

    • goldenbaysports

      You are 100% correct, thanks for catching that. I was looking at only his defensive rebounds per game and slipped up.