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Kristaps Porzingis named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for January

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Get out of his way, fellow Eastern Conference rookies.

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The end of 2015 was all about Kristaps Porzingis, and it would appear that the beginning of 2016 is no different. You better believe it, folks: Kristaps keeps on gobbling up Rookie of the Month awards:

Odd as it may seem given the Knicks' inconsistent overall performance, January was Kristaps' finest month to date. Zingis Khan averaged 15.3 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists with a season-best 53.7 true shooting percentage. He shot 37.5 percent from beyond the arc, which is just stupendous.

Kristaps might need to watch his back, though, because some up-and-comers like Indiana's Myles Turner could make a run for February's crown. This rookie class is insane.

Kristaps is ready for you, Eastern Conference rookies! He's now halfway to the coveted 2015-16 Rookie of the Month sweep. Maybe someone should show the awards list to Denver coach Mike Malone, so he can finally learn Porzingis's name.