Former Mizzou standout Jordan Clarkson wins NBA's 6th Man award, gets surprised by teammate
The Utah Jazz earned the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs this season, thanks in large part to a talented tandem off the bench.
Joe Ingles and former Mizzou guard Jordan Clarkson were both in contention for the NBA’s 6th Man of the Year award this season. But, obviously, only 1 guy can win it.
On Monday night, during a TNT pregame show, Ingles and Clarkson appeared for a segment. And, as you can see below, the TNT crew and Ingles surprised Clarkson with the news he’d won the award:
this rules. Inside the NBA crew and his teammate Joe Ingles surprise Jordan Clarkson that he won 6th Man of the Year award. pic.twitter.com/Kfcac862pC
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) May 24, 2021
Clarkson played in 68 games during the regular season, making 1 start. He averaged a career-high 18.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest.