Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball named Kia NBA Rookies of the Month

Kia NBA Rookies of the Month: Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Edwards and Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball have been named the Kia NBA Rookies of the Month for games played in March.

Edwards, the No. 1 overall pick, led all rookies with 24.2 points per game in March to go along with 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.6 steals over 13 games with the Timberwolves.

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Kia NBA Rookies of the Month: LaMelo Ball, who was selected 3rd overall, played 8 games in March before he was sidelined indefinitely with a fractured right wrist. Prior to the injury, Ball was averaging 18.5 points, 5.4 assists, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.8 steals for the Hornets.

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Other nominees: Tyrese Haliburton (Kings), Theo Maledon (Thunder), Aleksej Pokusevski (Thunder), Jae’Sean Tate (Rockets), Saddiq Bey (Pistons), Isaiah Stewart (Pistons), Immanuel Quickley (Knicks), and Patrick Williams (Bulls)

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