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Blazers Lillard wins 4th straight Rookie of the Month award

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The Trail Blazers rookie point guard is now four-for-four on Western Conference Rookie of the Month honors.

The NBA announced Damian Lillard earned the award again for February.

He paced all rookies during the month with 19.8 points, 6.2 assists, 38.7 minutes and 22 three-pointers made to go with 2.9 rebounds and 0.67 steals.

The 6'3" point guard has now earned Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month honors in all four months of the season, becoming the first player in franchise history to win the award four times.

Against the L.A. Lakers on Feb. 22, Lillard became the first player to record 1,000 points and 300 assists in his first 55 career games since LeBron James during the 2003-2004 season.

Lillard is the only player in NBA history to score 900-plus points and make 100-plus three-pointers in his first 50 career games.

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