The NBA announced their players, rookies, and coaches of the month for February. The players of the month were Giannis Antetokounmpo in the East and Paul George out West. George recently led OKC to a win. Top monthly rookie honors went to Trae Young in the Eastern Conference and Luka Doncic in the West. The head coaches to receive their monthly notoriety were Mike Budenholzer in the East and Terry Stotts in the West.

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Eastern Conference Player of the Month

This is the third month that the Greek Freak has been named the best player in the East. In his nine appearances for the month, Antetokounmpo was able to post averages of 30.6 points, 12.6 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 0.9 steals, and 1.6 blocks. He shot an amazing 62.1 percent from the field over the month. In five of the nine outings, he scored at least 30 with his best output coming on February 6 against the Wizards when he put up 43 points. He had been named the East's top player for the month one time entering this season.

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Western Conference Player of the Month

This is the fourth time of his career that George has received the conference's top player honors (first three times in the East with the Pacers). The six-time All-Star played in 10 contests during the month of February and averaged 35.0 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists, and 2.1 steals. He made 5.4 threes a game and was nearly flawless from the charity stripe connecting on 90.1 percent of his tries. He scored at least 43 points four times in the month.

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Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month

After a slow start shooting the ball, Young has been dynamite recently. Making 11 appearances in the month, he was able to average 22.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 9.3 assists. He was accurate from long range (made 42.9 percent of his three-point tries) as well as from the foul line (85.1 percent). He ended the month with two consecutive games scoring 36 points (career-highs until he scored 49 points in a four-overtime game on March 1).

It is the third time this season that Young has been named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month.

Western Conference Rookie of the Month

All four months these honors have been given out, Doncic has been named Western Conference Rookie of the Month. The heavy favorite to win Rookie of the Year, he participated in eight games in February. In those contests, he proceeded to average 24.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, and 7.4 assists. He tallied at least 26 points in half of those games and made more than three three-pointers per game for the month.

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Eastern Conference Coach of the Month

According to Bucks.com, Milwaukee had the best month in the league for the month of February at 10-1. Ending the month with the best record in the NBA at 47-14, it is the second straight month that Budenholzer has received the honors in the Eastern Conference. The 2014-15 Coach of the Year (while with the Hawks) has now been named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month four times in his career (the other two coming in that 2014-15 season).

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Western Conference Coach of the Month

According to the Trail Blazers' team website, Stotts now has won Western Conference Coach of the Month six times which is the most in Portland history. Incredibly, he has now won the award in exactly one month for six straight seasons. The Trail Blazers went 6-3 during play in February.

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