LaMelo Ball, Tyrese Haliburton named Rookies of the Month
Charlotte Hornets ‘LaMelo Ball and Sacramento Kings’ Tyrese Haliburton named East and West Conference Rookies of the Month.
The award was given for games in the first month of the season from December 22nd to January 31st.
In the Hornets’ 20 games during that time, Ball averaged 12.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 1.4 steals per game, while the Hornets went 9-11.
Ball did justice the seventh player With at least 225 points, 115 rebounds and 115 assists in the player’s first 20 career games.
The 19-year-old finished third in points, second in rebounds, first in assists, and first in steals per game among newbies, while finishing 17th in assists and 13th in Steals per game in the NBA.
In the Kings 19 games in the first month, Haliburton averaged 10.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.1 steals per game while the Kings went 8-11.
Haliburton, 20, currently ranked Sixth among all newcomers in the rating, eighth for rebounds, second for assists, seventh for field goal (0.465), fifth for three-point field goal (0.409) and fifth for steals per game.
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