Why the NBA Sixth Man of Year Award is named after Boston Celtics legend John Havlicek

In this video, legendary Boston Celtics sports journalist Bob Ryan delves into the fascinating story of why the NBA’s prestigious Sixth Man of the Year Award is named after the iconic John Havlicek.

Ryan, known for his insightful commentary on the sport of basketball, breaks down the history and importance of the Sixth Man of the Year Award and explains how it came to be named after the Hall of Fame sixth man Havlicek. As a former player and a 13-time NBA All-Star, Hondo’s impact on the sport is undeniable, and his incredible career with the Celtics left a lasting impression on the NBA.

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Don’t miss out on this captivating deep dive into the story behind the John Havlicek NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award, and how it came to be known for the Hall of Fame forward.

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