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Kobe Bryant gets player of week honor

Updated: March 28, 2011, 3:32 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The Los Angeles Lakers have put the rest of the league on notice with their 15-1 record since the All-Star break.

Now the league office is noticing the recent play of Kobe Bryant, who was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played March 21-27, the NBA announced Monday.

Bryant averaged 36.3 points during a 3-0 week for the Lakers as his team extended its winning streak to seven games. Bryant scored a season-high 42 points to go with 12 rebounds and nine ...

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