NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2007 -- Toronto Raptor’s Andrea Bargnani and the Portland Trail Blazers’ Brandon Roy today were named the Eastern and Western Conference T-Mobile Rookies of the Month, respectively, for January.

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Bargnani, selected first overall in the 2006 NBA draft, has averaged 11.1 points and 3.6 rebounds for the month of January. He has also led the team in scoring off the bench six times and reached double-digits in points 10 times. Bargnani is ranked third among rookies in points (10.2) as well as free throw percentage (.837). He is also ranked fourth in minutes (23.2) and blocks (0.89) and ninth in rebounds (3.7).

Roy, who landed in Portland after a trade from Minnesota (via Boston) in June, led all rookies in scoring (16.6 ppg), steals (1.69 spg) and minutes (34.4 mpg) in January. He tied for second in assists (3.4 apg) and placed third in rebounds (4.8 rpg). Roy posted a season-high 28 points and added nine rebounds, two assists and two steals in a 99-95 win over Milwaukee on Jan. 21 and notched 25 points and eight assists in a 100-91 win over Denver on Jan. 31.

Here is a recap of the month for both Bargnani and Roy:

Andrea Bargnani, Toronto Raptors
Jan. 9 at New Jersey: Scored 22 points and grabbed 3 rebounds in the 101-86 loss to the Nets.
Jan. 12 vs. Boston: Tallied 10 points, seven rebounds, three assists and 2 blocks in the 90-77 win against the Celtics.
Jan. 21 vs. Charlotte: Registered 14 points, three rebounds and one block in the 105-84 win against the Bobcats.

Awarding Andrea Bargnani is T-Mobile Retail Sales Representative, Bradley Paul.
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Jan. 31 vs. Washington: Recorded 14 points, three rebounds and one block and also added 4 assists in the 119-109 win against the Wizards.

Brandon Roy, Portland Trail Blazers
Jan. 6 at Sacramento: Scored 23 points and added five rebounds in 110-105 win over the Kings.
Jan. 17 vs. Cleveland: Tallied 19 points 10 rebounds, six steals and four assists in 94-76 win over the Cavaliers.
Jan. 21 vs. Milwaukee: Recorded career-high 28 points to go with nine rebounds, two assists and two steals in 99-95 win over the Bucks.
Jan. 31 vs. Denver: Registered 25 points, eight assists and four rebounds in 100-91 win over the Nuggets.

Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference T-Mobile Rookies of the Month were Minnesota’s Randy Foye, Charlotte’s Adam Morrison, and New Jersey’s Marcus Williams.

Building upon its already strong appeal to the nation’s youth and as Official Partner of the NBA, T-Mobile is showcasing the NBA’s youngest players -- the Rookies -- through the NBA’s Rookie Program. Highlights include the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam, an All-Star competition between NBA rookies and second-year players, and rookie awards presentations including the T-Mobile Rookie of the Month and T-Mobile Rookie of the Year.