NBA Award Predictions Roundtable: 6th Man of the Year
The winner of the award two years ago, Williams is again one of the favorites for the award. However, most of Williams’ votes are coming from his time with the Lakers. Can he still win the award?
“Lou Williams is just another Houston Rockets player with a legitimate chance to win an award from his play this season. Although his best play definitely came while he was with the Lakers, it is hard to argue with what he was able to do there. Leading the team in scoring while coming off the bench is incredibly difficult. Combine that with the fact that that he was shooting a great 45% and you can see that he definitely has his case for this award.” –Kohl Rast
The most recent 6th Man of the Year award winner and the only 3-time award winner in NBA history, Crawford again is in the running. Can the Clippers do-it-all guard off the bench take the award for a 4th time?
“I know the Houston guys will be popular picks, but I’m going with Mr. 6th man himself, Jamal Crawford, once again. The Clippers were 51-31 and the fourth seed out West. Crawford, at 36 years old, played in all 82 games and averaged over 12 points on 26 minutes a game. When Griffin and Paul missed 42 combined games, Crawford gave the Clips another year of steady offense off the bench.” –Isaac Harris
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Although there are front runners as with any other award in the NBA, the 6th Man of the Year award is sure to have multiple different players receiving votes. We all have our favorites, but only one person can come away with the award.