The National Basketball Association (NBA) named the best players in January.
In the Western Conference, the MVP title was received byDenver center Nikola Jokic. In the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia center Joel Embiid became the best.
Last month, the Nuggets won 11 of 16 games. Jokic averaged 26.6 points, 13.3 rebounds and 9.0 assists per game.
The Sixers won 12 games and lost 3 in January. Average per game Embiid averaged 34.0 points, 10.8 rebounds and 5.1 assists.