Isaiah Thomas, Stephen Curry named NBA Players of the Week

The Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas and the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 30 through Sunday, Feb. 5.

Thomas led the Celtics to a 4-0 week as Boston extended its winning streak to seven games.  He averaged an NBA-best 37.8 points (on 49.4 percent shooting from the field) to go with 6.8 assists.

Curry led the Warriors to a 2-1 week, pacing the West in scoring (34.3 ppg) and steals (3.0 spg) and ranking second in assists (9.3 apg).  He shot 57.1 percent from the field and hit 22-of-39 (56.4 percent) from three-point range.

Other nominees for the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Dallas’ Yogi Ferrell, Houston’s James Harden, Indiana’s Jeff Teague, Miami’s Hassan Whiteside, Phoenix’s Devin Booker, San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard, Utah’s Gordon Hayward and Washington’s John Wall.