Player: Stephen Curry
36.7 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 7.3 APG — 55% FG, 53% 3PT, 88% FT
2 50+ games, 4 40+ games
Scoring: 51, 26, 35. 26, 31, 23, 36, 42, 51, 46
Team: Golden State Warriors
The Warriors went 9-1 in February. They became the first team since the 1987-88 Lakers to clinch a playoff spot in February with a 53-5 overall record.
Coach: Brad Stevens
Boston went 9-3 in February with wins against the Cavs and Clippers. The Celtics were third in the league in scoring (110.8 PPG) and assisting (26.8 APG) in February and second in assist/turnover ratio (2.04) via NBA.com/stats.
Sleeper: Derrick Rose
The Bulls are banged up and struggled in February (4-8), but don’t sleep on Rose. Even though he missed the last three games with a hamstring injury he averaged just under 22 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists in February.
Rookie: Karl Anthony-Towns
Towns became the youngest player (20 years, 104 days) since LeBron James in 2003 to post a 30-point, 15-rebound game against the Pelicans on Feb. 27.
Performance: Anthony Davis
The historic 59-point, 20-rebound game from Davis in Detroit on Feb. 21 earns him performance of the month.