D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

Houston Rocket Head Coach Mike D'Antoni wins the NBA Coach of the Year award at the NBA Awards show on Monday Night.

Mike's brother Dan is the current head coach of the men's basketball team.

Popovich is nearly always a finalist for NBA Coach of the Year.

D'Antoni was named Coach of the Year in 2004-05 with the Phoenix Suns.

Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs and Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat were the other finalists. He is the eighth coach to win the award multiple times. He led the Rockets to 55 victories and a league record for 3-pointers this season. The 6-foot-4 guard came off Houston's bench to score 16.2 points while dishing out 2.5 assists and grabbing 2.7 rebounds per game.

Most Valuable Player: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City.

Giannis Antetokounmpo won the Most Improved Player award, following Malcolm Brogdon's victory for Rookie of the Year to open the show on Monday night.

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Executive of the Year: Bob Myers, Golden State.

For the Sixth Man of the Year Award, Houston had two of the finals. He also became the first Buck to win the award since Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the 1969-70 season.

Other award winners for 2017 included the Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker winning the Sportsmanship Award, while Victor Oladipo won the Dunk of the Year honors.

Teammate of the Year: Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas.

They were joined by Joel Embiid, Saric's teammate in Philadelphia, along with Sacramento guard Buddy Hield and Knicks forward Willy Hernangomez.

All-Defensive Team: Draymond Green, Golden State; Rudy Gobert, Utah; Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio; Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers; Patrick Beverley, Houston. Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics claimed the NBA Cares Community Assist Award while the legendary Bill Russell claimed the NBA Lifetime Achievement Award.

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