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April 1, 2008 12:14 PM
Posted by Jayda Evans
KD won his fourth Rookie of the Month honor for the month of March. Here's the release:
SEATTLE, Tuesday, April 1, 2008 -- Sonics guard Kevin Durant today was named the Western Conference T-Mobile Rookie of the Month for games played for the month of March. It is the fourth T-Mobile Rookie of the Month award for Durant this season.
Among rookie qualifiers in March, Durant ranked first in scoring with 21.8 points per game. He also ranked second in the league in free throw percentage with .903 and sixth in field goal percentage with .526. For the season Durant ranks first among rookies in scoring with 19.9 points per game, second in steals, third in three-point percentage and fourth in blocks.
Here is a recap of the month for Durant:
March 3 @ Minnesota: Scored 25 points and added four rebounds in a 111-108 win over the Timberwolves.
March 11 @ Indiana: Recorded 27 points and two rebounds in the 114-107 loss to the Pacers.
March 24 vs. Portland: Registered 23 points and a career-high nine rebounds in a 97-84 victory over the Trail Blazers.
March 26 vs. Washington: Scored 32 points and added seven rebounds in a 104-99 loss to the Wizards.
March 30 vs. Sacramento: Tallied 25 points, two rebounds, and two assists in a 120-107 loss to the Kings.
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