Porzingis, Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month of december

Knicks at Wizards 10/31/15

After winning the first award of the season in November, for the second consecutive month, Kristaps Porzingis gets the Rookie of the Month in the Eastern Conference in the NBA, also for the month of December.

The former Sevilla player leads the rookies in blocks per game (2), he ranks as the third best rookie in scoring (13.1) and the second best rebounder in this list (8). With seven of 15 matches won in December, Porzingis has achieved up to four double-doubles in scoring and rebounding, and has signed averages of 12.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.0 blocks.

With this second award, the Latvian player climbs positions in the fight for the Rookie of the Year, where finds the first draft pick, Karl-Anthony Towns (Timberwolves) -which also accumulates the two awards for Rookie of the Month in the Western Conference-, as his best rival.