Question is pretty clear, which out of all the era's was the best for the 6th man.
The 80's...Without a Doubt..I think The League Started Issuing the 6th Man of the Year Award in 1982...
Im gonna take the 1960's, when championship teams all had a hall of fame player coming off the bench. that championship team was Boston, and that hall of fame player was Sam Jones.
end of discussion.
There were only 9 teams in the nba from 1961 to 1966..When it expanded to 14....