Anthony Davis closing gap for NBA Rookie of the Year

Anthony Davis - photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE/Getty Images
Anthony Davis – photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE/Getty Images

In the final month of the regular season, the two closest races could be those for Rookie of the Year and MVP. Each of the contests are tightening as the season winds down.

It remains to be seen whether  rookie can overtake Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard for the Rookie of the Year award. While Davis had a big week last week, including a game-winning tip against the and an 18-point, 15-rebound night in a win over the Grizzlies, Davis has never won the league’s Rookie of the Month award while there’s no more room on the trophy for Lilliard’s name this season.

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