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Coach of the Year

The Red Auerbach Trophy; voting by 118-member panel of local and national pro basketball writers and broadcasters. Each ballot has one entry.

 VotesImprovement
Mike Dunleavy, Portland4846-36 to 35-15
Larry Brown, Philadelphia2331-51 to 28-22
Jerry Sloan, Utah1562-20 to 37-13
Chuck Daly, Orlando1341-41 to 33-17
Pat Riley, Miami855-27 to 33-17
Gregg Popovich, San Antonio456-26 to 37-13
Paul Silas, Charlotte451-31 to 26-24
George Karl, Milwaukee136-46 to 28-22
Butch Carter, Toronto116-66 to 23-27
Lenny Wilkens, Atlanta150-32 to 31-19

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