The National Basketball Association today named Clippers’ center Chris Kaman as the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, January 4th through Sunday, January 10th. This is the second time Kaman has been named Western Conference Player of the Week this season, the first time for the week of November 2nd through November 8th.
Kaman led the Clippers to a 3-0 week by averaging a double-double (21.0 ppg and 12.0 rpg). He posted consecutive double-doubles in wins over the Los Angeles Lakers (21 points, 14 rebounds) and Miami Heat (22 points, 14 rebounds). Kaman scored 20 or more points in each game to earn his second Western Conference Player of the Week award in 2009-10 (Nov. 9).
Chris Kaman, Los Angeles Clippers
Jan. 4 vs. Portland: Netted 20 points to go along with eight rebounds and four assists in a 105-95 win over the Trail Blazers.
Jan. 6 vs. Los Angeles: Tallied 21 points and 14 rebounds in addition to two assists and two steals in a 102-91 win over the Lakers.
Jan. 10 vs. Miami: Posted his second double-double of the week with 22 points and 14 rebounds in a 94-84 win over the Heat.