Feel the Rush!
What a great story. Reggie is ending his career playing excellent basketball. What he had done this season is still unbelievable to me. Forever the greatest of all time to me.
Players of the Week: March 28-April 3
Miller, Davis Named Players of the Week
NEW YORK, April 4 – Indiana Pacers’ Reggie Miller and Golden State’s Baron Davis today were named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 3.
Miller led the shorthanded Pacers to an undefeated 3-0 week with wins over Milwaukee, Miami and Washington. Miller averaged 21.7 points, shooting 52.4% from the field and 53.3% from three-point range, 3.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists. On March 31, Miller scored 31 points on 11-of-18 shooting to lead a 114-108 overtime victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat.
Davis led the Warriors to a 4-0 week, averaging 22.3 points on 47.1% shooting, 10.3 assists, 5.3 rebounds and 1.75 steals in wins over New York, Milwaukee, Utah and Seattle. After going 16-38 during the first half of the season, Golden State has a 12-7 record since Davis’ arrival on February 24, including 8-2 in his 10 starts. On March 30 at Milwaukee, Davis tallied 25 points and 15 assists, marking the Warriors first 25-point/15-assist game since Tim Hardaway in March, 1995.
Here is a closer look at the week for Miller and Davis:
Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers
March 28 at Milwaukee: Scored 22 points on 8-of-15 shooting, while adding two rebounds in a 90-76 win over the Bucks.
March 31 vs. Miami: Recorded a game-high 31 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, four assists and three rebounds in a 114-108 overtime win over the Heat.
April 3 at Washington: Tallied 12 points, four rebounds and three assists in a 79-76 road win over the Wizards.
Baron Davis, Golden State Warriors
March 28 vs. New York: Recorded a game-high 33 points on 12-of-18 shooting, nine assists and four rebounds in a 108-100 win over the Knicks.
March 30 at Milwaukee: Tallied a team-high 25 points and 15 assists, while adding five rebounds in a 113-109 defeat of the Bucks.
April 1 at Utah: Had 12 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals in 30 minutes as the Warriors defeated the Jazz 108-91.
April 3 vs. Seattle: Tallied 19 points, nine assists, five rebounds and two steals in a 101-92 victory over the SuperSonics.
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Charlotte’s Emeka Okafor, Cleveland’s LeBron James, Denver’s Andre Miller, Detroit’s Richard Hamilton, Miami’s Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, New Jersey’s Vince Carter, Phoenix’s Shawn Marion and Steve Nash and Washington’s Gilbert Arenas.