1997-98 NBA Coach of the Year Winners
Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
The Red Auerbach Trophy; voting by 116-member panel of local and national pro basketball writers and broadcasters. Each ballot has one entry.
|Larry Bird, Indiana||50||39-43 to 53-24|
|Jerry Sloan, Utah||29||64-18 to 62-20|
|Mike Fratello, Cleveland||15||42-40 to 47-35|
|Pat Riley, Miami||5||57-25 to 61-21|
|Danny Ainge, Phoenix||4||40-42 to 56-26|
|George Karl, Seattle||4||57-25 to 61-21|
|Phil Jackson, Chicago||3||69-13 to 62-20|
|Rick Pitino, Boston||3||15-67 to 36-46|
|Chuck Daly, Orlando||1||45-37 to 41-41|
|John Calipari, New Jersey||1||26-56 to 43-39|
|Jeff Van Gundy, New York||1||57-25 to 43-39|
|All-Defensive Teams||Annual Awards||Rookie of the Year|
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