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Kevin Martin has played well for a high-profile team, if not the best one in the league. That's usually enough to secure a sixth-man award, though we have an unusually deep class of bench guys this season.
Not only is Kevin Martin the most likely candidate to win it, but he's also the most deserving. He's claiming a ridiculous 62 percent in true shooting, a statistic that incorporates three-pointers and free throws into a player's field-goal percentage. Though his role is lesser than James Harden's was, Martin has been so efficient in that space as to make up for the loss.
Most sixth-man candidates hail from the guard spots. Jarrett Jack has been a stabilizing presence when the Warriors want to play Stephen Curry off the ball. Jamal Crawford has been the galvanizing force behind the terribly named "Tribe Called Bench."
Bigs like Tiago Splitter and Carl Landry are also worthy of some consideration. Unfortunately for them, the award usually goes to little guys.