The sixth man on an NBA team has a crucial role. They come in off the bench and provide some energy, usually in the form of scoring, and they hopefully provide a smooth transition between the starters and the reserves.
In Golden State Warriors history, there haven’t been many pure sixth men. Some players have started off as key bench players and then later become starters. There are also some players who aren’t necessarily the first person off the bench to go into the game, but they were typically the most important player off the bench.
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