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SALT LAKE CITY - Just four days after becoming one of the most disputed all-star omissions, Kyle Lowry received his consolation prize from the NBA. The Raptors point guard has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Jan. 27, through Sunday, Feb. 2, the league announced ahead of Torontos meeting with the Jazz on Monday. Lowry led off the week topping 30 points in back-to-back games for the first time in his career - including a season-high 33 points in Wednesdays win over the Magic - carrying his team to a pair of victories without injured leading scorer DeMar DeRozan. Overall, the eighth-year guard averaged 25.0 points and 8.0 assists as Toronto finished the week with a 3-1 record. For Lowry, the recognition is long overdue. "He is one of the best point guards in the league right now," Dwane Casey said in Denver Thursday evening, hours after the all-star reserves were announced and Lowry, despite his body of work this season, was left off the list. DeRozan, a first-time all-star, was voted in by the coaches and will deservedly represent the Raptors in New Orleans later this month but Lowrys case should have been just as, if not more, compelling. Since the early-December trade of Rudy Gay, Lowry has come out of his shell, emerging as the teams leader. Hes been the Raptors most reliable contributor and a big part of the post-trade resurgence. Toronto has won 19 of 29 games since moving Gay, recording 20 or more assists in 23 of those contests. "Me personally, I thought he should have made [the All-Star team]," DeRozan said Thursday. "Especially [with] what he means to this team. There are not too many players that are doing the things he is doing." 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After a running play in the first quarter, Little found himself on his back at the bottom of a stack of players. He said Ihedigbo, who was on top of him, put his hands around his neck and choked him. Little was able to free himself from Ihedigbos grasp, popped to his feet and then flung the Baltimore players helmet, drawing a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. "I know the ref was saying, Let go of his facemask, but he was choking me, so Im not," Little said. "Theres a thin line between football and just morals, and Im not going to let a guy spit in my face, choke me, (disrespect) my family or anything like that. Its just how it is. I dont have to say anything to the ref. "At that point, hes crossed the line." Speaking to reporters Wednesday in Maryland at the Ravens practice facility, Ihedigbo denied the charge. "I would never personally cross a line or play outside the rules in any manner," the safety insisted. "I have my hand on his chest. ... . I mean, the refs would have seen it. Other players would have seen it. And I would have been punished for the play as well. That didnt take place." Ihedigbo added, "To sit back here and say now that all this other stuff happened and its Wednesday and the game was played on Sunday is kind of ridiculous to me. So, it definitely looks to me -- Im not a dirty player by any means -- but it looks to me like he knows that he lost his cool and doesnt want the league to take it out on him and fine him for throwing my helmet, so this is what kind of has come of it." Little, who was later peenalized for taunting Ihedigbo, said he doesnt regret throwing the helmet and would do it again.dddddddddddd "If youre going to take the game of football to where he took it to, Ill meet you there," Little said. The Little-Ihedigbo altercation was the second major incident between the Browns and Ravens this season. In Week 2, Browns nose tackle Phil Taylor accused Ravens running back Ray Rice of spitting in his face. Little insists he didnt yank Ihedigbos helmet off. "I was pushing him off of me and it popped off," Little explained. "The refs were pulling him off me and him still trying to choke me and it popped off." NFL spokesman Corry Rush said all plays are reviewed, and if there is any discipline it will come later this week. Little said if he gets fined, he hopes Ihedigbo does, too. Ihedigbo, however, does not expect to hear from the league. "Id be very surprised," he said. "You can watch the tape at full speed. There was an altercation on the field. The refs dealt with it on the field the correct way. He ripped my helmet off and threw it. You know, things happen out on the field, but I never do anything personally outside the rules." Following the game, Ihedigbo took a verbal swipe at Little. "Hes just trying to be a tough guy," Ihedigbo said after the Browns ended their 11-game losing streak to Baltimore. "Some guys that arent tough try to prove that they are tough." Little smirked when he was told about the comment. "Im going to hold back on what I really want to say," Little said. "Im pretty sure well play again and if he feels like Im not tough he knows where to find me. "Hes far from tough. Believe it." ' ' '