Kendrick Nunn, Ja Morant named December Rookies of the Month

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Kendrick Nunn of the Miami Heat and Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies have been named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively.

Nunn averaged 15.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.

Morant averaged 15.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game.

Nunn and Morant have now won back-to-back Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month awards, as they both won the award in November.