New York, NY (Sports Network) - Sylvia Fowles of the Chicago Sky and the
Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker have been chosen as the WNBA Eastern and
Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played from
Fowles averaged 20.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in a pair of Chicago
wins to take home her first Player of the Week honor this season and sixth of
her career. It's the third consecutive week a Chicago player has taken the
honor in the Eastern Conference after rookie Elena Delle Donne garnered the
award the previous two weeks.
Parker took home the West award for the second straight time, third this
season, and 13th time in her career. The first overall pick of the 2008 WNBA
Draft averaged a league-best 25.5 points, while grabbing 8.0 rebounds per
game in a pair of victories for the Sparks.
Others considered for this week's awards were Delle Donne, Connecticut's
Tina Charles, Indiana's Erlana Larkins, and Washington's Crystal Langhorne in
the East, as well as Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen and Nicole Powell of Tulsa in
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