Monta Ellis has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Mar. 11.
In four games, Ellis averaged 20.5 points, 7.5 assists and 2.0 steals. Ellis shot 50 percent from the floor and 67percent (8 of 12) on 3-pointers.
More importantly, the Warriors went 3-1, including back-to-back wins over the weekend against the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Clippers.
For the season, Ellis is averaging 21.9 points (ninth in the NBA) on 43.3 percent shooting, 6.0 assists and 1.5 steals.
Ellis also won the award in Dec. 2010. The seventh-year guard joins Baron Davis, Tim Hardaway, Bernard Kings, Chris Mullin and Larry Smith as the only multiple winners in Warriors’ history.
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