Jamal Crawford wins Sixth Man of the Year award record third time

Jamal Crawford won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award for a record third time. (Rick Bowmer/The Associated Press)

Jamal Crawford on Tuesday won his record third Sixth Man of the Year award/AP photo by Rick Bowmer


Jamal Crawford of the Clippers on Tuesday morning was named Sixth Man of the Year a record third time. Crawford, 36, broke his own record by becoming the oldest player to win the award. Crawford was 34 when he won it two years ago. He also won the award in 2009-10 with the Atlanta Hawks.

Crawford tallied 51 first-place votes and 341 total points from a panel of 130 sportswriters and broadcasters. He averaged 14.2 points, 2.3 assists and 26.9 minutes while playing in 79 of 82 regular-season games for the Clippers.

Andre Iguodala of Golden State finished second with 33 first-place votes and 288 points and Enes Kanter of Oklahoma City was third with 19 first-place votes and 182 points.