Barnes and Green named Rooks of the Month

The NBA named the Rookies of the Month for the months of March and April and the Raptors Scottie Barnes was named Eastern Conference ROTM, while Houston’s Jalen Green was named the West’s top monthly rookie.

Eastern Conference- Scottie Barnes, Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors’ Scottie Barnes was Eastern Conference Rookie of March and April averaging 16.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.0 assists over that time frame. The no.4 overall picks in this past NBA draft has been a solid contributor for the 5th seeded Raptors ,averaging 15.3 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists on .492/.305/.735 splits.

After finding his way, Jalen Green has been one of the few bright spots for the rebuilding Houston Rockets. Though he has season averages of 17.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists , Green has picked up his play, particularly with his scoring, but has increased his output over March and April, averaging 22.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 3.2 assists.

Other nominees:

Eastern Conference

  • Cade Cunningham (DET)
  • Evan Mobley (CLE)

Western Conference

  • Bones Hyland (DEN)
  • Davion Mitchell ( SAC)

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