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Malcolm Brogdon: Quietly-intense 6th Man-of-the-Year

 The Celtics 6th-Man-of-the-Year candidate, Malcolm Brogdon, is hard to define but I describe him as quietly-intense.


One analyst on Twitter acutely portrays Brogdon playing basketball with "the personality of an 8th-grade world history teacher". I get that, and I agree with the comparison:

 Some may misinterpret that analysis, but not me. We are not looking at a loudmouth with child-like antics on the court. Malcolm is inwardly intense, professional and dedicated to the task at hand, but he hardly ever displays emotion. He and Payton Pritchard are very much alike in that sense.

Now to the 6th-Man-of-the-Year battle. I won't bore you with the stats, but for bench players participating in 40-or-more games, his only competition is Benedict Mathurin or Russell W@estbrook. And for the past five games, he soars well above the other two contestants.

"Personality of an 8th-grade world history teacher" I love that! Wish I had written that myself.

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