Hawks’ Budenholzer Is Voted NBA’s Top Coach Over Warriors’ Kerr

Mike Budenholzer was voted the National Basketball Association’s Coach of the Year after leading the Atlanta Hawks to the best record in franchise history at 60-22 and a 22-win improvement over last season.

Budenholzer, whose Hawks earned the top playoff seed in the Eastern Conference, received 67 first-place votes and 513 total points from panel of 130 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the U.S. and Canada. Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors was the runner-up after his debut season as an NBA coach, receiving 56 first-place votes and 471 points. The Warriors won 67 and lost 15.

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