Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau easily took home NBA coach of the year honors, but Sixers head man Doug Collins finished second in the voting. Collins tallied 18 first-place votes, 31 second-place and 27 third-place. He still finished well behind the 475 points totaled by Thibodeau, who received 76 first place votes.â†µ
San Antonio's Gregg Popovich finished in third.
Thibodeau's 62 wins ties Paul Westphal for the most by a rookie coach in NBA history.â†µ