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Award for Jefferson

Celtics forward Al Jefferson was named Eastern Conference player of the week for games played Monday, Feb. 26 through Sunday, March 4, according to NBA.com.

Jefferson averaged 23.5 points, a league-best 14.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 1.5 blocks per game last week. Big Al recorded three double-doubles during a week when the Celtics went 4-0 against the Rockets, Knicks, Nets, and Timberwolves.

Sacramento’s Kevin Martin was named the player of the week in the Western Conference.

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