Allen Iverson, Amaré Stoudemire Named Players of the Month
Posted Apr 21 2005 4:10PM
NEW YORK, April 21 – The Philadelphia 76ers’ Allen Iverson and the Phoenix Suns’ Amaré Stoudemire today were named Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played during the month of April.
Stoudemire ranks second in scoring in the Western Conference and fifth overall with 25.9 points on .546 shooting. He averaged 10.7 rebounds per game and added 2.3 assists per game. With eight free-throws made in his final regular season game at Sacramento, Stoudemire surpassed former Suns’ player Connie Hawkins record for 577 free throws made in a single season totaling 583.
Here is a look at highlights from the month for Iverson and Stoudemire:
Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers
Amaré Stoudemire, Phoenix Suns
Other nominees for NBA Players of the Month included Chicago’s Tyson Chandler, Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, Denver’s Carmelo Anthony, Golden State’s Baron Davis, Houston’s Tracy McGrady, and New Jersey’s Jason Kidd.