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Jamal Crawford becomes first three-time winner of the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award

Jamal Crawford has come off the bench and done it again.

Jamal Crawford has come off the bench and done it again.

Crawford, the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2010 and 2014, has now become the first three time award winner by winning the award for the 2015-2016 season.

The 36 year old veteran secured 51 first-place votes and 341 total points from a panel of 130 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada. The Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala finished second with 288 points (33 first-place votes), and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Enes Kanter was third with 182 points (19 first-place votes).

Crawford, who came off the bench in 74 of his 79 appearances,  averaged 14.2 points and 2.3 assists in 26.9 minutes in all games for the Clippers (53-29), who posted their fourth straight 50-win season. He is a sixteen year veteran and won his first award with the Hawks in 2010 and his second with his current team, the Clippers, in 2014.


For the full press release, read here