76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams has been named the Eastern Conference Rookie of the
Month for the second time in the first three months of his career.
averaged 16.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists in 17 games in January,
earning the honor for the second time this season. He scored a career-high 33
points at Cleveland Jan. 7. In addition to the month of January, Carter-Williams
also won it for his work in October/November to open the season.
6-6 point guard and Allen Iverson are the only Sixers ever to win multiple Rookie
of Month honors.
is averaging 17.3 points, 6.6 assists and 5.4 rebounds. Only three other
rookies in league history – Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson and Steve Francis –
have averaged those totals or better in their first professional seasons.
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