Carter, Nowitzki Named Players of the Month
Posted Mar 1 2005 3:28PM
NEW YORK, March 1 –The New Jersey Nets’ Vince Carter and the Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki today were named Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played during the month of February.
Nowitzki led his team to a 10-3 record for February, averaging 27.2 points on .464 shooting, 10.2 rebounds and 3.8 assists. He had eight double-doubles over the last 10 games and recorded 30 or more points in five contests. In February, Nowitzki led the Western Conference in scoring, ranking fourth overall in the league.
Here is a look at highlights from the month for Carter and Nowitzki:
Vince Carter, New Jersey Nets
Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks
Other nominees for NBA Players of the Month included Cleveland’s LeBron James, Detroit’s Chauncey Billups and Tayshaun Prince, Golden State’s Jason Richardson, Houston’s Tracy McGrady, Miami’s Dwyane Wade, Milwaukee’s Michael Redd, Orlando’s Grant Hill, Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson, Phoenix’s Shawn Marion and Amaré Stoudemire, San Antonio’s Tony Parker, Seattle’s Ray Allen, Toronto’s Chris Bosh and Washington’s Gilbert Arenas.