Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant have been named the NBA Players of the Month for October and November.
Check out their performances from the first six-plus weeks of the 2021-22 season.
Stephen Curry | Golden State Warriors
Curry has led the way for Golden State during its 18-3 start to the season. After winning his second career scoring title last season, Curry hasn’t slowed down over his first 20 games of the 2021-22 season with averages of 27.8 points (45.2% shooting from the field and 41.2% from 3-point), 6.6 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.8 steals. He has scored 40-plus points four times, including an NBA-season-high 50 points against the Atlanta Hawks on Nov. 8.
Kevin Durant | Brooklyn Nets
The 11-time All-Star has shown no signs of age during his 14th NBA season as he leads the league in scoring at 28.6 ppg to go along with 7.5 rebounds and 5.6 assists over his first 20 games. He’s shooting a career-high 53.9% from the field and 38.9% from 3-point as the Nets lead the East standings with a record of 15-6. It’s the 15th career Player of the Month award for Durant and his first since Jan. 2017.
West: Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis (Dallas Mavericks), Paul George (LA Clippers), Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets), Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies) and Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves)
East: Jarrett Allen and Darius Garland (Cleveland Cavaliers), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), LaMelo Ball (Charlotte Hornets), DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls), Tyrese Maxey (Philadelphia 76ers) and Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks)