Howard, Yao get top honors for November
New York, NY (Sports Network) – Orlando Magic forward Dwight Howard and
center Yao Ming of the Houston Rockets were selected as the NBA’s top players
Howard won the Eastern Conference award, leading his club to a conference best
12-4 record while averaging 17.1 on .576 shooting and a league-high 13.6
rebounds per game.
Ming averaged 25.7 points and 10.1 rebounds while shooting .544 from the
floor. The Chinese star had a streak of 11 consecutive games of 20 points or
more and led his team in scoring on nine occasions. The Rockets were 8-1 in
games Ming paced them in scoring.