Kings guard Tyrese Haliburton and Hornets guard LaMelo Ball were once again named the NBA rookies of the month.
LaMelo Ball’s performance in February
LaMelo Ball has been on a tear in the month of February. He averaged 20.1 points, 6.7 assists, 6.2 rebounds, and 1.7 steals in 13 games played. He also averaged 34.7 minutes per game as a 19-year-old.
After a slow start to the season, the 3rd overall pick is now averaging 15.7 points, 6.4 assists, and 6 rebounds in 34 games played.
LaMelo Ball leads all rookies in points, assists, rebounds, and steals.
Tyrese Haliburton’s performance in February
Tyrese Haliburton has also been on a roll as of late, as he averaged 16.2 points, 5.3 assists, and 3.8 rebounds on 51.3 FG% in 13 games played.
The 12th overall pick is having a very impressive regular season. He is averaging 13.2 points, 5.4 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 30 games played. Without a doubt, he has been improving recently, as he is coming off his best month as a rookie.