The Charlotte Bobcats got some league-wide praise for their four-game winning streak when point guard Kemba Walker was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week Monday.
Walker averaged 22.5 points, 8.8 assists and 5.5 rebounds for the applicable four games. The Bobcats won four games in five nights, beating the Detroit Pistons (twice), New Orleans Pelicans and Memphis Grizzlies. The Bobcats were the only team in the NBA to go 4-0 last week.
Among the highlights for Walker, he totaled a career-high 16 assists in the home game against the Pistons and scored 31 points against the Grizzlies.
The last Bobcat to win a player of the week award was Stephen Jackson in January 2010. In franchise history, Gerald Wallace won it four times, Jason Richardson twice and Jackson once.