Josh Richardson’s meteoric rise in the NBA continued on Tuesday when he was named the league’s Rookie of the Month in the Eastern Conference for March.
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) April 6, 2016
In short, J. Rich has been burning up the nets. Last month, he averaged 12.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game and made 58.9% of his three-point shots. He led all NBA rookies in made threes with 33 and in steals per game with 1.3.
Josh’s 58.9 shooting percentage from deep is the second-highest three-point percentage for a single month in NBA history.
We made a previous post showing a whole bunch of crazy highlights from Josh’s rookie season. You can view that here.