9. Sixth Man Of The Year WatchBy Maurice Brooks
1. Jamal Crawford, Hawks:Despite coming off the bench, he's one of the league leaders in fourth-quarter scoring, is the Hawks' second-leading scorer and is one of the biggest reasons for all the optimism coming out of Atlanta. (Last week: 1)
3. Jason Terry, Mavs: Dallas is rolling (eight straight wins) and Terry is showing off the form that earned him last season's Sixth Man of the Year award. He made several big shots in the Mavericks' win against the Bobcats on Monday. (Last week: 4)
4. Kevin Love, Wolves: He has embraced his role of coming off the bench and is a threat to notch a double-double on a nightly basis. (Last week: NR)
5. Anderson Varejao, Cavs: His combination of energy, ability to keep the ball alive and always being in the right position is one of the keys to what the Cavs do defensively. (Last week: 5)
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