NEW YORK, Dec. 1 – The New Orleans Hornets’ Baron Davis and the Sacramento Kings’ Peja Stojakovic were today named Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played from the start of the season (October 28) through November.


Davis

Stojakovic
Davis is currently ranked third in the NBA in both scoring (24.3 ppg) and assists (8.2 apg), and ranks second in the NBA in steals (2.82 spg), leading the Hornets to an 11-6 mark.

Stojakovic has helped the Kings run off a current eight-game winning streak and a 12-4 overall record. Stojakovic is averaging 23.3 ppg on .523 shooting from the field, both fourth best in the NBA. He is also shooting .424 (36-85 3PT FGA) from behind the arc.

Here is a look at highlights from the month for Davis and Stojakovic:

Baron Davis, New Orleans Hornets
November 1 vs. Boston– Scored a season-high 37 points with seven assists and a season-high five steals in a 97-90 victory over the Celtics.
November 5 at Philadelphia – Tied his season-high of 37 points, while adding six assists and four steals in a 106-99 win over the 76ers.
November 8 vs. Chicago – Had 35 points, a season-high 13 assists and a season-high five steals in a 109-106 loss to Chicago.

Peja Stojakovic, Sacramento Kings
November 5 at Minnesota – Had 34 points (11-19 FGA, 5-6 3PT FGA, 7-7 FTA), six rebounds and a block in a 125-121 overtime victory over the Timberwolves.
November 16 vs. Golden State – Had 33 points (9-18 FGA, 4-6 3PT FGA, 11-12 FTA), 11 rebounds, four assists and one block in a 106-104 win against the Warriors.
November 19 at Utah – Scored 30 points (8-12 FGA, 14-16 FTA), grabbed seven rebounds and handed out three assists in a 118-110 victory over the Jazz.

Other nominees for NBA Players of the Month included Detroit’s Chauncey Billups, Indiana’s Ron Artest, LA Lakers’ Karl Malone, Miami’s Eddie Jones, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson, Phoenix’s Stephon Marbury, Portland’s Zach Randolph, Seattle’s Rashard Lewis and Ronald Murray and Utah’s Andrei Kirilenko.