Coach Of The Year
There are five candidates that have the best shot at the honor.
Michigan guard Trey Burke has been named the BIG Ten Player of the Year. Burke led the Big Ten ins coring and assists, averaging 20.2 points-per-game and 6.2 assists-per-game in Big Ten play.
Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau won the NBA’s Coach of the Year Award for taking the Bulls from a 41-win team a season ago, and turning them into the NBA’s overall No. 1 seed in the playoffs after racking up 62 wins in the regular season.
After eliminating the Indiana Pacers in five games, the Chicago Bulls now take on their second round opponent, the Atlanta Hawks, in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
Sunday was a long day at the Berto Center as it started and ended with news that Tom Thibodeau was named the NBA’s Coach Of The Year.
I got to the Bulls’ practice facility long before anybody else this morning except for Tom Thibodeau.
Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau will be named the NBA Coach of the Year on Sunday.
Several NBA coaches have turned in stellar performances this season, but Tom Thibodeau and George Karl have risen above the rest
Jimmer Fredette became a one-name star in his senior season at Brigham Young. Notre Dame’s head coach Mike Brey had a slightly less drastic meteoric rise, but both ended the season with some impressive hardware.