Doncic and Young clinch Rookie of the Month awards


Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young and Dallas Mavericks guard/forward Luka Dončić have been named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in October and November.

Other nominees for Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month were Chicago’s Wendell Carter Jr, Cleveland’s Collin Sexton and Philadelphia’s Landry Shamet.

Other nominees for Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month were Phoenix’s Deandre Ayton, Sacramento’s Marvin Bagley III, the LA Clippers’ Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Memphis’ Jaren Jackson Jr.

First appeared on NBA.com Global

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