Timberwolves Naz Reid Named Sixth Man of The Year

Naz Reid, a forward/centre for the Minnesota Timberwolves, has been named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award for the 2023-24 season, the league announced on Wednesday.

He emerged victorious over competitors Malik Monk of the Sacramento Kings and Bobby Portis of the Milwaukee Bucks. Reid’s achievement marks the first time a Timberwolves player has claimed this honor.

Naz Reid Named sixth man of the year
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Remarkably, he joins a small group of players who earned this title despite not being initially drafted into the NBA, a list that includes John Starks and Darrell Armstrong. Reid’s performance on the court has elevated him to one of the best scoring reserves among big men in the league.

His contributions, which included averaging 13.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game, played a significant role in Minnesota securing the third seed in the competitive Western Conference.

Additionally, his efforts have contributed to the Timberwolves taking a 2-0 lead against the Phoenix Suns in the opening round of the playoffs.

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