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5 NBA Teams That Should Be Interested in Trading for Reggie Jackson

NBA teams with a need for a starting point guard should look into trading for the Oklahoma City Thunder's Reggie Jackson. While the Thunder haven't expressed an interest in trading the superb sixth man and would prefer to keep him around long-term, a split seems inevitable. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers Players Making Strongest Case for More Minutes

As the Los Angeles Clippers navigate through the 2014-15 season, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan will need all the help they can get out of their supporting cast. Aside from reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year Jamal Crawford, newcomer Spencer Hawes headlines the second unit. Show More Summary

Dallas Mavericks Need Everything They're Getting From Super-sub Brandan Wright

Historically, the Sixth Man of the Year award has been reserved for guys who bring instant offense off the bench. Dallas Mavericks' Brandan Wright might not fit that description, but he has been every bit as impactful as any other bench...Show More Summary

The Toronto Raptors Got Their Best Sixth Man For Almost Nothing And It Was An Absolute Steal

The Toronto Raptors kept almost their entire roster together for the 2014-15 season. The Raptors did make one big move, a trade for Lou Williams, which has paid off immensely. The Raptors got Williams from the Atlanta Hawks, who wanted to clear Williams's $5.45 million salary off their cap space. Show More Summary

Jamal Crawford has more assists than points against the Heat

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Jamal Crawford, the reigning sixth man of the year, is known for his skilled crossover, his silky smooth shot and his willingness to put his team first and come off the bench.

Andrei Kirilenko may have played final game with Nets

Andrei Kirilenko took a pay cut before joining the Nets in 2013, hoping to become a viable sixth man on a championship contender.

Cleveland Cavaliers Need Dion Waiters to Thrive as New Sixth Man

It just makes too much common sense. Dion Waiters' game was always built for the sixth-man role—the same one he played at Syracuse while his NBA stock exploded. You can break down Waiters' game in a million different ways, but there's no mystery as to what ultimately drives his value. Show More Summary

NBA suspends Knicks' J.R. Smith 1 game for groin shot on Glen Rice

The Knicks will be without J.R. Smith for Wednesday night's game vs. the Pistons in Detroit. The NBA slapped the Knicks' sixth man with a one-game ban for striking Glen Rice Jr. of the Wizards in the groin during Tuesday night's loss at the Garden.

Who Will Develop into Houston Rockets' 6th Man?

The Houston Rockets’ early season is manifesting one essential thing: While their starters are shining, their bench is not. That is something that could be helped with the emergence of a true sixth man. According to HoopsStats.com, while the first string is plus-31 in efficiency—fourth best in the league—the reserves are 24th at minus-9.0. Show More Summary

I Tried ‘Vinotherapy,’ aka Bathing in Red Wine

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Amar’e Stoudemire, professional fashionista and occasional power forward for the New York Knickerbockers, knows how to live well. So when the NBA’s highest-paid sixth man took to Instagram to share a photo of himself submerged in a tub full of red wine — and told reporters that the wine baths helped improve his circulation — I was curious. Could wine... More »

Everything's in Place for Explosive Isaiah Thomas to Win 6th Man of the Year

Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas has found his own personal basketball oasis—located, appropriately, in the middle of the desert. And now, the offseason's biggest little free-agent bargain has a path to the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year...Show More Summary

Byron Scott Thinks Nick Young Can Be the Sixth Man of the Year

Don’t let the trash talking on the court (and playful jabs through the media) fool you: Kobe Bryant is counting quite a bit this season on teammate Nick Young. Young […] The post Byron Scott Thinks Nick Young Can Be the Sixth Man of the Year appeared first on SLAMonline.

Gibson still in hunt for Sixth Man Award

3 months agoSports : Globetrotting

If players voted, Bulls forward Taj Gibson already would have one first-place nod for this season's Sixth Man of the Year award.

Taj Gibson Denies That He’s Frustrated Coming off the Bench

Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson refuted a media report that he’s none too thrilled with his Sixth Man role in Chicago – Gibson says he rather enjoys coming off head […] The post Taj Gibson Denies That He’s Frustrated Coming off the Bench appeared first on SLAMonline.

How James Harden Can Use FIBA World Cup to Jumpstart Season with Houston Rockets

James Harden’s Team USA experience wasn ’t supposed to be this way. The Houston Rockets shooting guard was originally expected to fill the "super sixth man" role normally reserved in Olympic competition for Carmelo Anthony. But then some of his colleagues decided their summer didn't need a trip to Spain. Show More Summary

Jason Terry Won't Replace Jeremy Lin for Houston Rockets

Desperate times call for desperate measures, which helps to explain why the Houston Rockets have resorted to a 36-year-old sixth man who's seen better days. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the, "Rockets have reached anShow More Summary

Jason Terry to Rockets: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

Jason Terry, a 15-year NBA veteran and former Sixth Man of the Year award winner, reportedly will be traded from the Sacramento Kings to the Houston Rockets. If the deal is finalized, it will be the fifth team for the "Jet" in the last...Show More Summary

Why Dion Waiters Should Be Favorite in 2014-15 Sixth Man Award Race

The only thing standing between Dion Waiters and the 2014-15 Sixth Man of the Year Award might be Waiters himself. If he can learn to embrace the same role that once punched his NBA ticket, he could put himself on the fast track to securing a coveted piece of NBA hardware. That could be a bigger hurdle to clear than it might seem. Show More Summary

Should Dion Waiters Start or Be Cleveland Cavaliers' Sixth Man?

Even with such a magical offseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers, some tough decisions still need to be made. First and foremost, who wins the starting shooting guard job? Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Kevin Love and Anderson Varejao have...Show More Summary

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