Robinson Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

Nate Robinson.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nate Robinson. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

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(CBS) At 5-foot-9, Bulls guard Nate Robinson is making headlines across the league.

The 28-year-old Robinson was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for his performances last week.

Robinson led the Bulls to a 3-1 week, which included road wins over the Hawks and Bucks. He averaged 17.8 points, tied for second in the conference with 2.50 steals per game and placed third in the East with 6.8 assists per games.

Robinson has scored in double figures in 10 consecutive games for the Bulls, who stand third overall in the East at 29-18.

Golden State’s David Lee won the award for the West.