Please select your default edition
Your default site has been set for 7 days

Luka Doncic and Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA Players of the Month

Kendrick Nunn and Ja Morant named Rookies of the Month for games played in October and November

Wednesday 4 December 2019 05:58, UK

Luka Doncic celebrates a basket against Orlando
Image: Luka Doncic celebrates a basket against Orlando

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic have been named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for contests played in October and November.

Pelicans @ Mavericks free on Sky Sports

Pelicans @ Mavericks free on Sky Sports

Watch Pelicans @ Mavs on Saturday at 7pm via free live stream on skysports.com, Sky Sports app and YouTube

This marks the first time two international players have won NBA Player of the Month in their respective conferences in the same month.

Follow Sky Sports NBA on Twitter

Follow Sky Sports NBA on Twitter

See the NBA's best plays and stay up to date with the latest news

Doncic registered 30.8 points, 9.9 rebounds and 9.6 assists to guide Dallas to a 12-6 record over the first two months, while Antetokounmpo averaged 30.9 points, 13.4 rebounds and 5.9 assists to lift Milwaukee atop the Eastern Conference (17-3).

Antetokounmpo's most dominant outing occurred on November 25 when he torched the Utah Jazz to the tune of 50 points, 14 rebounds and six assists. Milwaukee won 122-118.

Doncic's best performance came in a 117-110 win against the San Antonio Spurs, posting a career-high 42 points with 11 rebounds and 12 assists.

NBA Sunday Primetime on Sky Sports

NBA Sunday Primetime on Sky Sports

Watch Nuggets @ Kings live on Sky Sports Arena on Sunday at 8pm

The international stars will face off this month as the Bucks host the Mavericks on December 16.

Rookies of the Month

Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn and Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant have been named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for contests played in October and November.

More on this story

Join our NBA group on Facebook

Join our NBA group on Facebook

Sign up and join the NBA conversation in our Facebook group

Nunn led all Eastern Conference rookies with 16.4 points per game, shooting 47.2 per cent from the field and 39.8 per cent from long range.

Morant, meanwhile, finished No 1 among all rookies in points (18.6) and assists (6.4) per game.

Get NBA news on your phone

Get NBA news on your phone

Want the latest NBA news, features and highlights on your phone? Find out more

Want to watch the NBA but don't have Sky Sports? Get the Sky Sports Action and Arena pack, click here.