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Stanford grad Fields is an NBA rookie of the month

 

The New York Knicks' Landry Fields and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin have named the Eastern and Western Conference T-Mobile Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played from the start of the season (Oct. 26) through November.

The 6-foot-7 Fields, in his first season out of Stanford, ranks fourth among rookies in scoring (10.8 ppg), second in rebounding (7.1 rpg), eighth in assists (1.6 apg) and second in field goal percentage (.544).

He has started all 19 games for the Knicks this season, leads all NBA guards in rebounds and is the only rookie in the top eight in scoring.

Griffin leads all rookies in scoring (20.2 ppg) and rebounding (11.6 rpg). He also ranks second in minutes per game (35.5 mpg), fourth in assists (2.6 apg) and third in field goal percentage (.520).

Here is a recap of the month for Fields:

Nov. 12 at Minnesota: Registered 16 points, 10 rebounds and three steals in a 112-103 loss to the Timberwolves.

Nov. 16 at Denver: Tallied 21 points, 17 rebounds and two steals in a 120-118 loss to the Nuggets.

Nov. 23 vs. Charlotte: Scored 14 points in addition to seven rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal in a 110-107 win over the Bobcats.

Nov. 28 at Detroit: Posted 16 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and two steals in a 125-116 victory over the Pistons.

-- Palo Alto Online Sports

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