Originally posted on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 12/21/11
James Harden is this years sixth man of the year.  Mark my words.  I'm a huge fan of the Thunder and are loving their chances to make it to the finals this year.  They are young and didn't get stupid during the off-season and trade away any big assets.  They beat the defending champ Mavericks last night 87-83.  The Mavericks are somewhat of a new look team, and the Lakers are looking down without acquiring any big free agents.  Perfect opportunity for Durant and the Thunder to do big things.  Check out this reverse dunk video below from this years pre-season favorite for the sixth man award. (my rank)  He added a team high 13 points.





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