Nikola Jokic (28, Serbia) and Jaylen Brunson (26) were selected as the NBA Player of the Month.
The NBA Secretariat announced on the morning of the 3rd (Korean time) that Denver Nuggets center Jokic and New York Knicks guard Brunson were selected as Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Month.
Jokic went 9-2 in February. He played an average of 33.8 minutes with 22.6 points, 14.2 rebounds and 10.2 assists, a field goal success rate of 64.2% (13.7 attempts), a 3-point success rate of 50% (0.9 attempts), and a free throw success rate of 80.6% (5.6 attempts).
Above all, Jokic showed off his versatility enough to achieve a triple-double in 8 out of 11 games. And Jokic is writing a ‘triple double season’ with averages of 24.6 points, 11.7 rebounds and 10 assists. Denver is leading the Western Conference thanks to Jokic’s performance.
Brunson went 8-2 in February. He recorded an average of 37.8 minutes, 27.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 6 assists, a field goal success rate of 52.9% (17.4 attempts), a three-point success rate of 42.6% (5.4 attempts), and a free throw success rate of 77.6% (8.5 attempts).
In particular, Brunson led New York to 5th place in the Eastern Conference by leading 7 consecutive wins during that period. And during the streak, New York defeated the Eastern Conference’s strong players, including the Philadelphia 76ers (twice), the Brooklyn Nets, the Atlanta Hawks, and the Boston Celtics.
On the other hand, there are those who performed well, but were not selected as the Player of the Month due to two players. 먹튀검증
For the Western Conference, Anthony Davis (LA Lakers), De’Aaron Fox (Sacramento Kings), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Lauri Makkanen (Utah Jazz) and Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors) were on the shortlist.
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia), Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland Cavaliers), Julius Randle (New York), Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors), and Trae Young (Atlanta) are Eastern Conference Player of the Month. was a candidate