NEW YORK -- The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade and the Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month presented by Kia Motors, respectively, for games played during February.
Gasol helped the Lakers to an 11-2 record in February that included back-to-back wins at Boston and at Cleveland. Gasol averaged 20.9 points on .586 shooting and 10.9 rebounds -- second in the Western Conference behind teammate Lamar Odom (13.4 rpg)
Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers
Feb. 5 @ Boston: Recorded 24 points and 14 rebounds in a 110-109 victory.
Feb. 8 @ Cleveland: Tallied 18 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists in a 101-91 win.
Feb. 17 vs. Atlanta: Recorded 12 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists for his third career in a 96-83 win.