Jamal Crawford wins coveted NBA Sixth Man of the Year award

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Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford has won the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award according to reports from ESPN.

In the wake of the Donald Sterling scandal spreading like wild fire through the NBA, the official presentation of the Sixth man award was pushed back from Tuesday.

Crawford was officially announced as the recipient of the coveted award and would have been presented with his trophy before game five of the Clippers and Warriors series but was delayed due to the scandal involving the franchise's owner.

The 34-year-old shooting guard averaged 18.6 points per game off the pine this season but only managed to shoot 41.6 percent from the field.

Crawford managed to edge out Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson who was believed to be amongst the front runners for the award.

With the bench unit being such a valuable asset in a teams championship hopes, the award for Sixth Man is held in high esteem as a recognition of a dependant leadership on a basketball squad. 

Crawford gears up for game six with the Clippers as they lead the series 3-2 over the Warriors and will head to Golden State on Thursday.

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