Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic named Kia Players of the Month
Nunn, Morant named Rookies of the Month for games played in Oct. and Nov.
From NBA.com Staff
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic have been named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for contests played in October and November.
This marks the first time two international players have won NBA Player of the Month in their respective conferences in the same month.
Doncic registered 30.8 points, 9.9 rebounds and 9.6 assists to guide Dallas to a 12-6 record over the first two months, while Antetokounmpo averaged 30.9 points, 13.4 rebounds and 5.9 assists to lift Milwaukee atop the Eastern Conference (17-3).
— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) December 3, 2019
PLAYER OF THE MONTH!
— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) December 3, 2019
The international stars will face off this month as the Bucks host the Mavericks on Dec. 16 (8 ET, NBA TV).
Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn and Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant have been awarded the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for contests played in October and November.
Nunn led all Eastern Conference rookies with 16.4 points per game, shooting 47.2% from the field and 39.8% from long range.
Nunn better for the @NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month!
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) December 3, 2019
Morant, meanwhile, finished No. 1 amongst all rookies in points (18.6) and assists (6.4) per game.
Blessed 🙌🏽 God the greatest 🙏🏽
— Ja Morant (@JaMorant) December 3, 2019