NBA: LeBron James Stephen Curry and, best of February 2016
February 2016 was a month marked by the All – Star break and the closure of the transfer market . But the NBA itself has changed little. In the West, Warriors and Spurs have already secured be playoff team while in the East the Cavs continue to lead the Conference, the Celtics are the great revelation and sink Bulls and now are out of the playoffs.
With a record Warriors, now with the best record in the league history, the award for best in the West it could not take other than Stephen Curry. It is the fifth time he receives the award for best month and makes points after averaging 36’7, 7’3 5’6 assists and rebounds, with percentages above 50% both shot 2 and 3, in ten games, of which the Warriors won nine.
Meanwhile, James continues extending its number of awards of the month and already has 30 in his career, a record that will be hard to see match. The Cavs played twelve games, with a record of 8 wins and 4 losses, averaging 24’8 points per game (best in the East), 7’4 7’3 rebounds and assists. Throughout the NBA, only he and Westbrook have above average numbers 7.7.20.
As for the rookies, in the West it was no surprise and the prize of the month it took Karl Anthony Towns, as in the previous three months. The Wolves, path of a rookie of the year that is not going to remove anyone, 21’1 in February averaged 11.8 points and rebounds, numbers league star. In the East, Myles Turner leaves Porzingis unrewarded with averages of 6.6 points and rebounds 13’4.
We finished reviewing the awards for the best coaches of the month, which led the technicians of the surprise teams. In the East, Brad Steven s, who has his Celtics in third place, and West Terry Stotts, who has the Blazers among the top eight in the West, when nobody gave a penny for them, after getting 9 wins in 11 parties during February.