Paul George, Kevin Durant named players of the month

Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers looks to pass during the second half against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on November 9, 2013
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Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder are named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month.

Paul George and Kevin Durant have been named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month.

The Indiana Pacers small forward has averaged 24.9 points per game so far this season, helping the team to an early lead in the Eastern Conference.

Meanwhile, Durant has averaged 28.2 points for 8.3 rebounds per game for the Oklahoma City Thunder, who currently sit third in the Western Conference.

Stephen Curry, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook were among those also nominated for the awards.

Rodney Stuckey of the Detroit Pistons tries to drive around Lance Stephenson of the Indiana Pacers during the second half at the Palace of Auburn Hills on November 5, 2013
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