MIAMI -

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

James led the Heat to a 3-0 record.

He averaged 25.3 poinst, 7.7 assists, 8 rebounds, and 1.67 blocks.

James also has scored 20 points or more in the Heat's first 24 games.

Chris Paul of the Clippers won the Western Conference player of the week.