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2001-02 NBA Coach of the Year Nominees and Winner

The Red Auerbach Trophy; voting by 126-member panel of local and national pro basketball writers and broadcasters. Each ballot has one entry.

  Votes Improvement
Rick Carlisle, Detroit 73 32-50 to 50-32
Rick Adelman, Sacramento 21 55-27 to 61-21
Byron Scott, New Jersey 15 26-56 to 52-30
Nate McMillan, Seattle 7 44-38 to 45-37
Maurice Cheeks, Portland 4 50-32 to 49-33
Jim O'Brien, Boston 2 36-46 to 49-33
Doug Collins, Washington 1 19-63 to 37-45
Alvin Gentry, LA Clippers 1 31-51 to 39-43
Don Nelson, Dallas 1 53-29 to 57-25
Isiah Thomas, Indiana 1 41-41 to 42-40

 

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