The Eastern Conference and Western Conference players of the month of January have been announced and both choices were quite surprising, but for different reasons. Alex Kennedy, a writer for Basketball Insiders, tweeted out the players of the month for January:
The NBA named the “Atlanta Hawks’ starting five” the East players of the month. James Harden was also named West player of the month.
— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) February 5, 2015
James Harden had himself a fantastic month of January, shooting 47.6% from the field while averaging 25.8 points, 6.7 assists, and 4.7 rebounds per game. Unfortunately he still averaged a disappointing 4.1 turnovers per game in the month, but considering he was 5th in the NBA out of players who have played more than 10 games in the month of January for Usage rate% with a rating of 30.6, it isn’t as bad as it looks. Their…
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