For the second time this season 76ers center Joel Embiid has been named Eastern Conference player of the week.

This past week, Feb. 5-11, the Sixers went 3-0 and Embiid averaged 26.7 points, 15.0 rebounds and 3.3 blocks in 30.1 minutes. He shot 48.4 percent from the field.

Embiid, who was named an NBA all-star, is averaging 23.8 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.9 blocks per game.

The Sixers will host the New York Knicks tonight and the Miami Heat on Wednesday before the all-star break.