Brockdon, who took on a new role on the new team, was named Sixth Man of the Year.
The NBA announced the winners of the 2022-2023 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award on its official website on the 21st (hereinafter Korean time). Malcolm Brogdon of the Boston Celtics.
Brock Dunn received the first-place vote from 60 out of 100 voters, beating New York’s Emmanuel Quikley and Milwaukee’s Bobby Portis to hold the Sixth Man Award trophy for the first time in his life.
Brockdon, who joined Milwaukee with the 36th overall pick in the 2nd round of the 2016 NBA Draft, had a decent debut season with an average of 10.2 points and 4.2 assists, and was selected as the Rookie of the Year in the 2016-2017 season. Since the 1976 NBA-ABA merger, Brogdon is the only one who has had a second-rounder become the rookie of the year.
Afterwards, Brockdon, who joined Boston ahead of the start of this season through Indiana, took on the role of a bench ace rather than a familiar starter, averaging 14.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists this season, the third highest on the team after Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. average score was recorded.
“It’s such an honor to receive this award,메이저놀이터” Brogdon said. “Leaving Indiana for Boston was a major transition in my career. I haven’t been happy with the last two seasons, but it reminds me that maybe I can be the best supporting actor, if not the best lead actor.” I think it was an opportunity for me to understand,” he said.
“It’s a real pleasure to play alongside Tatum and Brown in Boston,” said Brogden. field,” he passed the ball to his teammates.