The Atlanta Hawks’ Joe Johnson and the Denver Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 17 through Sunday, Dec. 23.

Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, Detroit’s Antonio McDyess, Golden State’s Stephen Jackson, New Jersey’s Richard Jefferson and Jason Kidd, New Orleans’ Tyson Chandler, Philadelphia’s Andre Miller, Portland’s Brandon Roy and Sacramento’s Ron Artest.

More info on insidehoops.com.