After a stellar common season for the Phoenix Suns, head coach Monty Williams obtained some much-deserved reward.
On Tuesday afternoon, it was introduced that Williams had been voted the Nationwide Basketball Coaches Affiliation’s Coach of the Yr. The NBCA Coach of the Yr Award is given yearly and is voted on by all 30 coaches within the NBA.
Different coaches to obtain votes this yr have been Scott Brooks, Michael Malone, Nate McMillan, Doc Rivers, Quin Snyder and Tom Thibodeau.
In 2020, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer after which Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder head coach Billy Donovan have been co-winners of the award.
The Suns 2020-21 season was top-of-the-line in franchise historical past. Phoenix completed their common season with a 52-21 document, clinching the second seed within the Western Convention.
The Suns 51 wins—in a shortened common season—are probably the most for the franchise because the 2009-10 season the place they received 54 video games. The Suns .708 successful share is the best mark for the workforce because the 2006-07 season, the place the Suns went 61-21, good for a successful share of .744.
The Suns will play of their first playoff recreation since 2010 this Sunday in opposition to the winner of the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors play-in sequence.