Tom Thibodeau of the NBA’s New York Knicks
New York Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau won the best coach award of the 2020-2021 season in the American Basketball League (NBA).
According to the statement made by the NBA, Tom Thibodeau, who was deemed worthy of this award for the second time in his career, also achieved the title of the first head coach to achieve this in his first season with two different teams.
Thibodeau, a 63-year-old American who was previously selected as the best head coach in the 2010-2011 season in Chicago Bulls, carried the New York Knicks, which he took office this season, to the play-offs for the first time after the 2012-2013 season.
Monty Williams, who coached the Phoenix Suns, who was selected as the best head coach of the regular season before the play-offs in the NBA, came second after Thibodeau in the category of the best coach of the 2020-2021 season. Quin Snyder, who coaches the Utah Jazz, finished third.