Via Pistons.com “The Detroit Pistons’ Jonas Jerebko was named the Eastern Conference T-Mobile Rookie of the Month,for games played in February.
Jerebko ranks first among Eastern Conference rookies in field goal percentage (.564) and second in scoring, (10.2 ppg) rebounds, (6.0 rpg) steals (1.0 spg) and blocks (0.54). On Feb. 16, Jerebko scored a team-high 21 points in 21 minutes, in a 108-85 win over Minnesota.
Here is a recap of the month for both Jerebko:
Feb. 6 vs New Jersey Registered 20 points, seven rebounds and shot 9-9 field goals in a 99-92 win over the Nets.
- Feb. 10 vs Sacramento: Scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 88-95 loss to the Kings. “
- Feb. 16 vs. Minnesota: Notched 21 points and two rebounds in a 108-85 win over the Timberwolves.
- Feb. 17 @ Orlando: Posted 13 points, three rebounds and two steals in a 91-116 loss to the Magic.
It’s nice to see Jonas get some recognition outside Detroit. We know what he can do, but he’s starting to turn heads around the league.
How great is Jason Maxiell for repping Jonas Jerebko with the viking helmet at the Rookie – Sophomore game?
Swedetastic in my book!
Check out the clip of JJ’s intro, and All Star Dunk and Jason cheering Jonas on.
Video Courtesy of The NBA and TNT
Rodney Stuckey is set to represent the Detroit Pistons in the Rookie – Sophomore game tonight to kick off the All Star Festivities in Phoenix.
Rookie Team Roster
Michael Beasley (Heat) F 6-9 245 Kansas State
Rudy Fernandez (Trail Blazers) G-F 6-6 185 Spain
Marc Gasol (Grizzlies) C 7-1 265 Spain
Eric Gordon (Clippers) G 6-3 222 Indiana
Brook Lopez (Nets) C 7-0 260 Stanford
O.J. Mayo (Grizzlies) G 6-4 210 USC
Greg Oden (Trail Blazers) C 7-0 285 Ohio State
Derrick Rose (Bulls) G 6-3 190 Memphis
Russell Westbrook (Thunder) G 6-3 187 UCLA
Head Coach — TBD
Assistant Coach — Dwyane Wade
Sophomore Team roster
Aaron Brooks (Rockets) G 6-0 161 Oregon
Wilson Chandler (Knicks) F 6-8 220 DePaul
Kevin Durant (Thunder) G-F 6-9 215 Texas
Jeff Green (Thunder) F 6-9 235 Georgetown
Al Horford (Hawks) F-C 6-10 245 Florida
Luis Scola (Rockets) F-C 6-9 245 Argentina
Al Thornton (Clippers) F 6-8 220 Florida State
Rodney Stuckey (Pistons) G 6-5 205 Eastern Washington
Thaddeus Young (Sixers) F 6-8 220 Georgia Tech
Head Coach — TBD
Assistant Coach — Dwight Howard
Tip off is at 9:00 PM on TNT, don’t miss Rodney in he first All Star weekend appearance.