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 took a pay cut before joining the Nets in 2013, hoping to become a viable sixth man on a championship contender.
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
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.
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
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 »
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
Sixth man of the year award goes to JP Gibson.
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.
If players voted, Bulls forward Taj Gibson already would have one first-place nod for this season's Sixth Man of the Year award.
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.
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
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, 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
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
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
James Harden of the Houston Rockets is one of the burgeoning young superstars in the NBA, having transitioned in the last few years from sixth man with the Oklahoma City Thunder to team leader and elite scorer with the Rockets. He talked...Show More Summary
A great bench isn’t always a prerequisite for college basketball success, but that doesn’t mean any team is going to turn down a shot at an elite sixth man. Being able to throw in a pair of fresh legs to put quick points on the board...Show More Summary
Check out 2014 Sixth Man of the Year winner Jamal Crawford making his opponents look silly at the Seattle Pro-Am, where he dropped 30 points this past weekend. The post Jamal Crawford Shows Off Ridiculous Handles at Seattle Pro-Am (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Vince Carter may no longer be the player that seemingly had a dunk appear on SportsCenter's Top 10 every night, but the 37-year-old proved to be a valuable sixth man for the Dallas Mavericks a season ago. Valuable enough that it looks...Show More Summary