New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladpio and
Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes were named Eastern and Western
Conference rookies of the month, respectively, for February.
Oladipo averaged 4.9 assists and 1.92 steals per game to lead all rookies
while ranking second in points (14.7) and fifth in rebounds (4.4) throughout
the month of February.
The 21-year-old Indiana product posted at least 20 points four times in the
month, including on Feb. 21 when he went off for 30 points, 14 assists and
nine rebounds in a 129-121 win over the New York Knicks.
Calathes, a 2009 second-round pick out of Florida, recorded 10-plus points and
five-plus assists in six straight games for the Grizzlies from Feb. 5-18,
becoming just the fourth player in team history to ever post such a streak.
He ranked second in the Western Conference with averages of 10.7 points and
4.6 assists per game.
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