Lebron James and Kevin Durant are NBA Players of the month for March. For Lebron, that’s his fifth straight Eastern Conference player of the month award. Lebron lead the Miami heat to a 17-1 record in the month of March. The Heat were on their way to the Lakers 33 game win streak (most all-time, before the Chicago Bulls snapped it at 27 games on March 27th 2013. The Miami Heat now hold the second longest winning streak in the NBA all-time. Only the 1971-72 Lakers have more wins with 33. However, the Miami Heat’s 17 wins in March is a league record.
Lebron averaged 25.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 7.4 assists, shooting a sizzling 53% from the floor. Lebron shot at least 50 percent in 13 games in March.
Kevin Durant on the other hand was averaging 27.6 points (league’s leading scorer), 8.5 rebounds, and 3.8 assists. Oklahoma City won 12 games and lost 5 in March. Durant shot at least 48% from the field last month and 90% from the free throw line. Durant scored 20 or more in 16 games, while scoring 30 or more in 7 games. Kevin Durant is leading the league in free throw percentage at .907