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Stephen Curry, Julius Randle named Kia NBA Players of the Month

May 5, 2021 , 6:00 AM ● NBA.com News Services

The 2021 All-Stars have won the award for their performance in April.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and New York Knicks forward Julius Randle have been named the Kia NBA Western and Eastern Conference Player of the Month, respectively, for April.

Curry averaged a league-high 37.3 points on 51.8% shooting from the field, 46.6% shooting from deep and 90.8% from the free throw line in April. The two-time Kia MVP connected on 96 of 206 3-pointers. It’s Curry’s first POTM award since the 2017-18 season.

Randle was a nightly supplier of 27.1 points, 9.0 rebounds and 6.3 assists in April, leading New York to the best Eastern Conference record (11-4) throughout the course of the month and earning his first POTM award. He’s the first Knicks player to win the award since Carmelo Anthony in Jan. 2014.

Other nominees:

West: Devin Booker and Chris Paul (Suns), Luka Doncic (Mavericks), Paul George (Clippers) and Nikola Jokic (Nuggets)

East: Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook (Wizards), Clint Capela (Hawks), Joel Embiid (76ers), Darius Garland (Cavaliers) and Jayson Tatum (Celtics)
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