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Updated Feb 3, 2014 - 8:48 pm

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic named Western Conference Player of the Week

About the only thing that didn’t go right for Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic last week was his exclusion from the Western Conference All-Star team.

Dragic was named the Western Conference’s Player of the Week for Jan. 27-Feb.2 after he averaged 26.8 points, 6.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds in leading the Suns to four wins. He shot a blistering 63.9 percent from the field, including 69.2 percent from three-point range.

Dragic tied a career-long streak with four straight games with 20 or more points.

It is the second Player of the Week honor of Dragic’s career, with the first coming when he was a member of the Houston Rockets in 2012. He is the second Suns player to earn the award this season, as Markieff Morris got the nod for the week of Nov. 4-10.

The 27-year-old is having a career-best season for Phoenix, averaging 20.0 points, 6.1 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game for the surprising 29-18 Suns.

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