Miami’s Josh Richardson Named KIA NBA Rookie of the Month

The Miami Heat’s Josh Richardson today was named the Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month, respectively, for games played in March.

Richardson helped the Heat go 10-5 in March by ranking second among East rookies in scoring (12.0 ppg) and assists (2.1 apg), and leading the conference’s first-year players in field goal percentage (53.7), three-point field goal percentage (58.9) and steals (1.3 spg).  He averaged 29.1 minutes for the month and scored in double figures in eight of 10 games from March 9-28.  His versatility was on full display March 14, when Richardson posted 17 points (including 4-of-5 shooting from three-point range), four rebounds, three blocks, two assists and two steals in a 124-119 win over the Denver Nuggets.

Here is a closer look at March for Richardson:

 

Josh Richardson, Miami Heat

March 11 @ Chicago: Scored 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field and added four assists during a 118-96 win over the Bulls.

March 14 vs. Denver: Recorded 17 points and added four rebounds, three blocks, two assists and two steals in a 124-119 victory over the Nuggets.

March 28 vs. Brooklyn: Tallied 16 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals during a 110-99 win over the Nets.

 

By: NBA.com

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