Ben Simmons is the Eastern Conference rookie of the month for games played in October and November.
The 76ers point guard is second in the NBA in steals at 2.25 per game. He's also tied for sixth in the league in assists at 7.2 with Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball. But Simmons has been the headliner of the rookie class. He leads all first-year players in scoring (18.6 points per game), rebounds (9.4) and steals in addition to being tied for first with Ball in assists.
Simmons and Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook are the only players in the league averaging at least 18 points, 9.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists.
The 21-year-old has also recorded 12 double-doubles in his 20 games played. He finished with two triple doubles in two of those outings.
Lakers power forward Kyle Kuzma is the Western Conference rookie of the month.