Coach Mike Brown, who led the Sacramento Kings to the playoff stage after 17 years, set an unprecedented record.
According to the information announced by the NBA Secretariat on the morning of the 20th (Korean time), Coach Brown was selected as the Manager of the Year Award.
Brown was the first unanimous Coach of the Year award in NBA history to receive all the votes from 100 members of the committee.
Coach Brown, who won the Manager of the Year award twice with this award, led LeBron James to a league-leading 66-16 record in 2009 and advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals.
Brown served as an assistant coach for six seasons with the Gold State Warriors under head coach Steve Kerr before taking over with Sacramento. He has won four championships as an NBA coach and has managed the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers.
Coach Brown, who valued offensive basketball, improved his understanding of defensive tactics under coach Kerr. As a result, Sacramento has transformed into a team that boasts the best offense in NBA history and a team that even complies with defense. Sacramento, who has found stability under coach Brown, is currently leading the series 2-0 in the first round of the playoffs against Golden State.
Previously, coach Brown emphasized 토토사이트the winning mentality to the team as soon as he arrived in Sacramento.
At his inaugural press conference, he boasted that he would spread a winning culture to Sacramento, saying, “In my opinion, a strong spirit is like a winning culture.”
Afterwards, Coach Brown set an example for the players by rolling his feet at the training camp and even showing off push-ups. The development of Clutch of the Year honoree De’Aaron Pax and All-Star center Domantas Sabonis is one of Brown’s efforts.
Meanwhile, coach Brown said, “We are trying to win the championship,” and made a commitment to the playoffs.
Sacramento, led by Brown, will now face Golden State at the Chase Center. Expectations are high on what strategy Brown will come up with against Golden State, which is very strong at home.