Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson wins NBA Sixth Man honor


FILE PHOTO: May 16, 2021; Sacramento, California, USA; Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) shoots a three point basket during the fourth quarter against Sacramento Kings guard Kyle Guy (7) at Golden 1 Center. / Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson won the Kia NBA Sixth Man Award, learning of the accomplishment while sitting with teammate Joe Ingles during a TNT interview.

The two carved out a spot in league history, too, marking the first one-two finish by teammates in Sixth Man voting.

Clarkson is the first player in Jazz franchise history to win the award.

Clarkson received 65 first-place votes (407 total points) from 100 sportswriters and broadcasters…

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