George Karl was named the NBA’s 2012-13 Coach of the Year Wednesday after leading the Denver Nuggets to a franchise-best 57 wins and a team-record and NBA-best 38 wins at home this season, going 38-3. This is the first time he’s won the award.
According to Associated Press:
George Karl led the Denver Nuggets to their best season in team history, earning him coach of the year honors on Wednesday.
He received 62 first-place votes, followed by Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat with 24 votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. New York’s Mike Woodson finished third and San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich, who won the award last season, was fourth.