WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas and the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry were respectively named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week on Monday.
Thomas led the Celtics to a 4-0 week as Boston extended its winning streak to seven games. He averaged an NBA-best 37.8 points with 6.8 assists. On Jan. 30, Thomas scored 24 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter in a 113-109 win over the Detroit Pistons. Two days later, he finished with 44 points, including 19 in the fourth quarter, to lift the Celtics past the Toronto Raptors 109-104.
Curry helped the Warriors to a 2-1 week, leading the West in scoring (34.3 ppg) and steals (3.0 spg) and ranking second in assists (9.3 apg). He shot 57.1 percent from the field and hit 22-of-39 (56.4 percent) from the three-point range. Curry began the week with 11-of-15 shooting from the three-point range on his way to 39 points in a 126-111 win against the Charlotte Hornets on Feb. 1. The next day, he scored 29 points and matched a season high with 11 assists in a 133-120 win over the LA Clippers.