Blazers Terry Stotts Finishes 6th In NBA Coach Of The Year Voting

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts finished 6th in the NBA Coach of The Year voting with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich taking home the honor for the third time.

Here are the final results:


Coach, Team                                     1st                          2nd3rdPts

Gregg Popovich, San Antonio         59                 23                 16                 380

Jeff Hornacek, Phoenix                       37                 44                 22                 339

Tom Thibodeau, Chicago                    12                 22                 33                 159

Steve Clifford, Charlotte                     8                   21                 24                 127

Dwane Casey, Toronto                      5                   9                   18                 70

Terry Stotts, Portland                        2                   3                   6                   25

Doc Rivers, L.A. Clippers                  1                   2                   2                   13

Scott Brooks, Oklahoma City            0                   0                   1                   1

Mark Jackson, Golden State               0                   0                   1                   1

Jason Kidd, Brooklyn                         0                   0                   1                   1

Stotts coached the Blazers to a 21-win turnaround from last season, a Trail Blazers franchise record.

The Blazers play in Game 2 of the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs at 6:30 PM on TNT and locally on KGW.

Erik Gundersen

Erik Gundersen

Erik Gundersen is the Trail Blazers beat reporter for The Columbian. He's a graduate of the Allen School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon in addition earning a degree in Spanish. He's covered the NBA for four seasons. You can also occasionally find his work on's NBA section for their TrueCities series. He also fist-bumped with Kanye West once. Follow @BlazerBanter on twitter for more Blazers and NBA news.

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