Catchings, Cambage named WNBA Players of the Week

Tamika Catchings of the Indiana Fever and Elizabeth Cambage of the Tulsa Shock been chosen as the WNBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played from July 15-21.

Catchings averaged 15.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists in the Fever's two games last week. This marks the 19th time in her career that Catchings has been named Player of the Week, tying her for first all-time with Seattle's Lauren Jackson.

Cambage averaged 16.3 points and a conference-leading 13.3 rebounds while leading the Shock to a 3-0 week. The Player of the Week honor is the first of her career.

Others considered for this week's awards were Atlanta's Angel McCoughtry, Chicago's Elena Delle Donne and Courtney Vandersloot and Indiana's Shavonte Zellous in the East, as well as Los Angeles' Nneka Ogwumike, Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen and Phoenix's Diana Taurasi in the West.