[Guide] News on April 22, The NBA officially announced that Hawks coach Budenholzer beat Warriors coach Kerr
, was elected as the best coach of the 2014-15 season.
According to the voting results, Budenholzer’s total score reached 513 points, narrowly beating Kerr with 471 points.
Kidd, who led the vice squad leader Bucks to the playoffs last season, ranked third, Celtics coach Stevens and Spurs coach ranked fourth and fifth respectively, while Rockets coach McHale only ranked No.
Hawks coach named Coach of the Season
Before the league officially announced the best coach candidate, almost everyone knew that this award must belong to one of Budenholzer and Kerr, because the records of the Eagles and Warriors they coached were so good that they were far ahead of their respective divisions
The other teams have locked in the first place in the East and West regular season early.
The official voting results also proved this point.
A total of 130 media reporters voted for the best coach selection, among which Budenholzer won 67 first votes (one vote is worth 5 points), and Cole won 56 first votes.
The number of 1st ballots reached 123.
In addition, Budenholzer also received 58 second votes (1 vote worth 3 points) and 4 third votes (1 vote worth 1 point), with a total score of 513 points, and Cole won 61 second votes.
Ballots and 8 third ballots, the total score is also 471 points.
In the end, Budenholzer became the best coach with a “slight” advantage of 42 points. He is also the first Eagles coach to win this honor in the past 21 years.
It can be said that Budenholzer deserved to be elected as the best coach.
Last season, the Eagles finished eighth in the Eastern Conference with a record of 38 wins and 44 losses.
But this season, in his second season of coaching the Eagles, Budenholzer helped the team complete the transformation, winning 22 more games than last season, and broke the team history record with 60 wins in a single season.
In addition, the Eagles have also won 19 consecutive victories, which is the fifth longest record in the NBA. The 17 wins and 0 losses in a single month in January are the first in history.
The most important thing is that the Hawks do not have a superstar, but Budenholzer has built the team into an excellent whole.
Of course, Cole’s performance this season is also great enough. He led the Warriors to an excellent record of 67 wins and 15 losses, created a rookie coach’s coaching record, and broke the team’s single-season win record, and locked in this season ahead of time.
The throne of the season regular season champion.
But the award can only belong to one person. It is not unacceptable for Kerr to lose to Budenholzer, who also performed well.
After the two, Kidd ranked third with 57 points, Stevens ranked fourth with 50 points, Popovich received 3 first votes, but the total score was only 38 points.
Rockets coach McHale’s coaching performance this season is also widely acclaimed, but in the voting, he only got 13 third votes, with a total score of 13 points, ranking only sixth.
The specific ranking of the best coach selection:
1. Budenholzer (Eagle) 513 points
2. Cole (Warriors) 471 points
3. Kidd (Bucks) 57 points
4. Stevens (Celtics) 50 points
5. Popovich (Spurs) 38 points
6. McHale (Rocket) 13 points
7. Thibodeau (Bulls) 10 points
8. Schneider (Jazz) 7 points
9. Blatter (Knights) 3 points
10. Rivers (Clippers) 2 points
11. Stotts (Blazers) 2 points
12. Carlisle (Mavericks) and 4 others, 1 point