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Jason Terry takes 2nd in Sixth Man voting

4/19/2011

DALLAS -- Jason Terry vowed to reclaim the Sixth Man of the Year award this season. He came close, but finished second for the second consecutive season, this time to Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom.

Odom is the first player in Lakers history to win the award, which has been presented since 1983. He finished sixth in the voting in 2010. Atlanta's Jamal Crawford won it last season with Terry finishing runner-up after taking the award in 2009.

Odom received 96 of 117 first-place votes from the media panel, easily outdistancing Terry, who finished with 244 total points to Odom's 513. Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young was third with 76 points, and Boston's Glen Davis finished fourth with 75.

Terry's focus now is getting his game going in the playoffs. He's coming off two-subpar postseasons and had just 10 points on 2-of-5 shooting in Game 1 vs. the Portland Trail Blazers.