Milwaukee's Brandon Jennings and Golden State's Stephen Curry Named T-Moblie Rookies of the Month
NEW YORK, April 1, 2010 - The Milwaukee Bucks' Brandon Jennings and Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry today were named the Eastern and Western Conference T-Mobile Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in March.
Jennings ranked first among Eastern Conference rookies in scoring (14.1 ppg), and second in assists (5.1 apg). On March 19, he had a career-high/team rookie record eight three-point field goals against the Sacramento Kings in a career-high 45 minutes, breaking the mark set by Ray Allen.
Among Western Conference rookies, Curry ranked second in scoring (19.8 ppg), third in assists (7.3 apg), first in three point field goal percentage (.500), second in free throw percentage (.926) and second in steals (1.79 spg). He also ranked in the top-three among Western Conference rookies in six different categories and collected three double-doubles, all of which were of the 30-point/10-assist variety. Curry is the first rookie to have at least three 30-point/10-assist games in a calendar month since Oscar Robertson in Feb. 1961.