John Wall Honored As T-Mobile NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month

It was announced today by the National Basketball Association that Wizards rookie point guard John Wall has been named the Eastern Conference T-Mobile Rookie of the Month for the month of February. Wall led all Eastern Conference rookies in points (16.5 ppg) and assists (7.9 apg) in February, en route to becoming the first player in franchise history to win Rookie of the Month honors in back-to-back months.

In addition to establishing a new assist record (22) in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge during All-Star Weekend, and taking home game MVP honors, Wall’s other highlights in February included an Eastern Conference rookie-high four games with 20-plus points, four double-doubles, and five games with 10 or more assists, including a 19-point, 14-rebound effort in a road-win against Cleveland on February 13th.