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Monty Williams receives inaugural Craig Sager Strong Award

Turner announced today that Monty Williams will be the recipient of the inaugural Sager Strong Award at the first-ever NBA Awards on TNT, airing Monday, June 26, with coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET.  The Sager Strong Award, named for iconic Turner Sports sideline reporter Craig Sager, will be presented annually to an individual who has been[...]

National Basketball Coaches Association Presents 2017 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award to NBA Coaching Icons Al Attles and Hubie Brown

Oakland, CA, June 4, 2017—Al Attles and Hubie Brown, two illustrious and impactful NBA coaches, are the co-recipients of the 2017 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) announced today. “Coach Attles and Coach Brown have made gigantic and wide-ranging contributions to the NBA game and coaching profession over the last[...]

Stan Van Gundy Wins the 2016-17 Rudy Tomjanovich Award

The Detroit Pistons’ Stan Van Gundy has won the 2016-17 Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors an NBA coach for his cooperation with the media and fans, as well as his excellence on the court, the Professional Basketball Writers Association announced. The Pistons went 37-45 in Van Gundy’s third season as a coach and president of[...]

Indiana Pacers’ Nate McMillan, LA Clippers’ Doc Rivers named Coaches of Month

NEW YORK – The Indiana Pacers’ Nate McMillan and the LA Clippers’ Doc Rivers today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in April. McMillan guided the Pacers to a 5-1 record during April, tied for the best mark in the Eastern Conference.  Indiana closed the month[...]