NEW YORK, April 10 – The New York Knicks’ Jamal Crawford and the Seattle SuperSonics’ Chris Wilcox today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, April 3 through Sunday, April 9.
Behind Crawford’s averages of 26.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 2.25 steals and two game-winning jumpers, the Knicks went 3-1 versus Eastern Conference foes Washington, Cleveland, Indiana and Boston. On April 5, Crawford capped off a 37-point effort with a game-winning jumper to lead the Knicks past the Cavaliers 96-94. On April 7, he connected on a jumper with less than a second on the clock to defeat the Pacers 98-96.