Vivlamore reporting from Miami.
Josh Smith was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Dec. 3-9.
The Hawks won all three games in the week and during the stretch, Smith averaged 21.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 2.o steals. Smith had a season-high 15 rebounds in last week’s victory over the Wizards at Philips Arena.
Smith joins Al Horford, who was named the Player of the Week November 19-25.
Here is a look at Smith’s week:
Dec. 5 vs. Denver: 16 points and 13 rebounds in win over Nuggets
Dec. 7 vs. Washington: 23 points, 15 rebounds, four assists and two steals in a win over Wizards
Dec. 8 @ Memphis: 24 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals in win over Grizzlies
The Clippers’ Blake Griffin was named the Western Conference Player of the Week.
- Chris Vivlamore
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