Tim Polzer
Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

Gregg Popovich joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley as three-time Coach of the Year winners. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images) Gregg Popovich joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley as three-time Coach of the Year winners. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named NBA Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.

The Suns' Jeff Hornacek finished second in the voting, followed by Tom Thibodeau of the Bulls.

Popovich, in his 18th season coaching the Spurs, led the team to an NBA-best 62-20 record and No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

DEITSCH: TNT's Craig Sager draws support from Gregg Popovich, NBA He joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley as three-time winners, having previously won the award in 2011-12 and 2002-03.

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