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Jamal Crawford has more assists than points against the Heat

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, 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

3 weeks 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

2 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

James Harden Discusses Paul George's Injury, Team USA and Personal Development

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

Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2014-15 Season

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

Jamal Crawford Shows Off Ridiculous Handles at Seattle Pro-Am (VIDEO)

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 Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Forward

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

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