LeBron named player of the week

Eastern conference recognizes Heat star

Published On: Nov 19 2012 02:53:14 PM EST
MIAMI -

LeBron James has been named the Eastern Conference player of the week.

The NBA made the announcement on Monday.
The honor is nothing new to the Heat star.

James has won this award 39 times.

This week, James helped lead Miami to a successful 4-2 record during a road trip.

The Heat return home Wednesday night to face Milwaukee.

Kevin Durant was named the Western Conference player of the week.