CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week, the NBA announced Monday.
It was the first time James received the honor during the 2017-2018 season, and his NBA-record 58th career Eastern Conference Player of the Week Award.
PHOTOS: Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James named Eastern Conference Player of the Week
Last week, James led the Cavaliers to a perfect 4-0 record with wins at the Philadelphia 76ers and Atlanta Hawks, as well as home against the Miami Heat and Memphis Grizzlies, which extended their winning streak to a season-best 11 consecutive games and has moved them into first place in the Central Division and second in the entire Eastern Conference.
In those four wins, James averaged 27.3 points, 8.5 rebounds, 9.0 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.0 blocks over 34.0 minutes of play.
James registered four double-doubles, two each of points and rebounds and points and assists, while knocking down 59.7 percent of his attempts from the field (43 of 72), 36.8 percent of his looks from three-point range (seven of 19) and 80 percent of his shots from the free-throw line (16 of 20).
During the week, James ranked first in the Eastern Conference in double-doubles, assists per game, field goals made, third in points per game, ninth in field goal percentage and tied for 10th in rebounds per game.
James was the only player in the NBA to average at least 25.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 8.0 assists last week. James scored at least 20 points and shot better than .500 from the field in each of the Cavaliers’ four games.
Through the first 23 games this season, James averaged 28.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, 8.7 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.2 blocks over 37.1 minutes of play. James has converted 58.4 percent of his field goals, 41.3 percent of his three-point attempts and 77.3 percent of his shots from the free-throw line through the first quarter of the regular season.