Monday, November 15, 2010
Derrick Rose earns Eastern honor
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose and Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams were named Eastern and Western Conference players of the week.
Rose averaged 21.3 points in leading the Bulls to a 3-0 record during the week of Nov. 8-14. Rose shot 43 percent from the field.
"I guess I'm playing good basketball, doing whatever it takes for my team to win," Rose said. "I'm happy that I got the award."
Williams led the Jazz to a 4-0 mark while averaging 23 points on 46 percent shooting. He also averaged 11.8 assists and 4.0 rebounds.