MINNEAPOLIS The NBA announced Monday that Timberwolves point guard Luke Ridnour was named one of the six finalists for the 2011-12 NBA Sportsmanship Award.
The other finalists one from each division include Cleveland's Antawn Jamison, Dallas' Jason Kidd, the Clippers' Chris Paul, Miami's Shane Battier and New York's Jeremy Lin. Players will vote from among these six to decide the winner, which will be announced after the regular season.
Ridnour, in his ninth NBA season, is averaging a career-high 12.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists. He's currently sidelined with an ankle sprain.
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