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Brandon Miller secures NBA accolade for the third consecutive month.

During an NBA matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 25, 2024, in Cleveland, Charlotte Hornets forward Brandon Miller is captured in action, as depicted in this image by AP Photo/Ron Schwane.

As revealed by the league on Tuesday, Brandon Miller, the Charlotte Hornets forward, continues his impressive performance, earning the NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month title for March, mirroring his achievements in January and February. Throughout 14 games in March, Miller maintained averages of 18.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 2.6 assists.

Miller’s performance throughout the 2023-24 season now reflects season averages of 17.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.4 assists across 68 games. Notably, with an average of 2.46 3-pointers per game, Miller aims to join Saddiq Bey and Keegan Murray as one of the few NBA rookies to maintain a rate of 2.5 3-pointers per game.

Ranked seventh among rookies in NBA history with 167 3-pointers, Brandon Miller follows behind Keegan Murray, who holds the rookie record with 206 3-pointers in the 2022-23 season.

 

Moreover, Miller joins an elite group in Charlotte Hornets history as the third player to clinch the Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month Award for three consecutive months, alongside Raymond Felton in the 2005-06 season and LaMelo Ball in the 2020-21 season.

 

Having been selected as the second overall pick from Alabama in the 2023 NBA Draft, Miller’s counterpart, center Victor Wembanyama, currently with the San Antonio Spurs, secured the Western Conference Rookie of the Month Award for March, marking his third consecutive win.

 

As Charlotte embarks on the final stretch of the 2022-23 season, with seven games remaining, their next matchup is against the Portland Trail Blazers at 6 p.m. CDT on Wednesday at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

Mark Inabinett, a sports reporter for Alabama Media Group, can be followed on Twitter at @AMarkG1.

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