The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 16, through Sunday, Dec. 22.

Wade averaged 26.3 points (fourth in the Eastern Conference) while leading the Heat to a 3-0 week. He scored at least 20 points, shot at least .560 from the floor, and led Miami in scoring in all three games. On Dec. 18, Wade tallied a season-high 32 points on 15-of-25 shooting and added three rebounds as the Heat topped the Indiana Pacers 97-94.

Griffin helped the Clippers to a 4-0 week behind averages of 26.0 points (third in the Western Conference), 11.3 rebounds (ninth in the conference) and 3.3 assists. He recorded three point-rebound double-doubles in the week. On Dec. 22, Griffin scored 32 points and added 10 rebounds and four steals as the Clippers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 120-116 in overtime.