New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and Houston Rockets guard James Harden were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for the period ending March 9.
The Knicks were 3-1 behind Anthony, who averaged 29.0 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.75 steals. He tallied 33 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals during the Knicks' 118-106 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 5.
Harden guided the Rockets to a 4-0 week, which included wins over the Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers and Portland Trail Blazers. He averaged 30.3 points, 6.8 assists and 2.50 steals.
It was the second consecutive Western Conference Player of the Week honor for Harden.