KD named Western Conference Player of Week again

Posted on: 12:55 pm, January 21, 2013, by and , updated on: 12:57pm, January 21, 2013

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The OKC Thunder’s Kevin Durant has been named the Western Conference Player of the Week for the second time in a row. 

Durant helped OKC to a 3-1 record for the week with wins over Denver and Phoenix. 

According to the NBA, he averaged a league-best 37.5 points and a career and NBA-season-high 52 points Friday in a 117-114 win in overtime against the Dallas Mavericks. 

The Chicago Bulls’ Carlos Boozer was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.