For the third time in his career, LA Clippers guard Jamal Crawford was named Sixth Man of the Year. Making him the oldest (at 36-years old) and only player to win the award three times. Finishing second and third in voting were Andre Iguodala and Enes Kanter. More from the Clippers.
“Crawford came off the bench in 74 of his 79 appearances and averaged 14.2 points and 2.3 assists in 26.9 minutes in all games, helping the Clippers (53-29) post their fourth straight 50-win season. He recorded 33 games with 15 or more points off the bench, third most in the NBA and led the Clippers in 4th quarter points (341). As a starter, Crawford scored at least 30 points in four of five games. Crawford also ranked second in the NBA in free throw percentage (90.4).
A 16-year veteran, Crawford previously won the Kia NBA Sixth Man Award in 2009-10 with the Atlanta Hawks and in 2013-14 with the Clippers. When Crawford was honored for the first time as a Clipper, he joined Kevin McHale, Ricky Pierce and Detlef Schrempf as the only two-time winners. Crawford is the only player to win the award with multiple teams.”