Monday, August 3, 2015

Carter-Williams named Eastern Conference player of week

Michael Carter-Williams was named the NBA Eastern Conference player of the week on Monday.

Carter-Williams named Eastern Conference player of week

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Sixers rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)
Sixers rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

Michael Carter-Williams was named the NBA Eastern Conference player of the week on Monday.

The 76ers point guard is just the second rookie to win this honor during the starting week of their NBA career. Shaquille O’Neal did it as an Orlando Magic in 1992.

Carter-Williams averaged 20.7 points, 9.0 steals and 4.3 assists in last week’s victories over the Miami Heat, Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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