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Mike D’Antoni Wins 2016-17 NBA Coach of the Year Award

New York – Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni earned 2016-17 Coach of the Year honors Monday at the NBA’s first-ever awards show in New York City, beating out fellow finalists Gregg Popovich and Erik Spoelstra. D’Antoni was hired by the Rockets after a disappointing 2015-16 season in which they went 41-41 largely under the guidance of J.B. Bickerstaff[...]

Coach Popovich Lends Voice to S.A. Food Bank’s Drive to Feed Kids this Summer

SAN ANTONIO – Never reluctant to speak about social issues, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich made a pitch Wednesday afternoon for the San Antonio Food Bank. Addressing the media with Eric Cooper, Food Bank president and CEO, Popovich spoke about the urgent need for donations this summer to help feed local students. “We[...]

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[...]