MIAMI -

The NBA announced Wednesday that Miami HEAT forward LeBron James was named the Eastern Conference Player of the month for February. This marks the 22nd time in franchise history a HEAT player has earned Player of the Month honors and the team-leading 12th time, and second time this season, James has earned the award.

James averaged 30.8 points, 8.1 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 2.67 steals while shooting 57.5 percent from the field in February.