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Devin Booker, Jayson Tatum named as NBA Players of the Month

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Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns and Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics are the NBA’s Players of the Month for the Western and Eastern Conference, respectively, the league announced on Thursday.

Booker charged the Suns to the best record in the West with a 15-6 card, while averaging 29.0 points, 5.3 boards, 5.8 assists, and 1.1 steals in 48.9 percent shooting.

Meanwhile, Tatum spearheaded the Cs towards the league-best 18-4 sheet, blazing with 31.6 points, 7.8 boards, and 4.5 assists in over 48 percent efficiency.

With their solid start, both Booker and Tatum are widely regarded as strong MVP candidates this season.

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