At the midway point of the 2014-15 NBA season, it's time to hand out midseason awards for the best player, the most improved player, the best defensive option, the midseason coach of the year and the best sixth man. Who's the first-half...Show More Summary
Jamal Crawford, the NBA's reigning sixth man of the year, had 25 points off the bench in the Clippers' 100-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
Devin Harris probably won't get many votes in the Sixth Man of the Year selection, but he is quietly having a very efficient season by his standards. Harris, 31, is coming off an injury-plagued 2013-14 campaign in which he played just 40 regular-season games. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder's acquisition of guard Dion Waiters could lead to the eventual exit of sixth man Reggie Jackson. According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the Thunder agreed to a three-way trade with the New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers to bring the mercurial 23-year-old to Oklahoma City. Show More Summary
Rumors about Jamal Crawford's future are all over the place. The Los Angeles Clippers are in need of a defensive-minded wing, and their sixth man may be the guy to get it for them—against his wishes or not. The question isn't, "Should...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Clippers survived an ice-cold start to upend the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center on Christmas night. Down the stretch, Clippers sixth man extraordinaire Jamal Crawford, Chris Paul and the team's defense took...Show More Summary
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
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
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 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, 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.