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Spoelstra, D'Antoni share NBCA Coach of the Year award

The NBA's coaches have spoken: No one did a better job this season than Miami's Erik Spoelstra and Houston's Mike D'Antoni.

Spoelstra and D'Antoni were announced Sunday as co-recipients of the inaugural Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award. It is named for the longtime executive director of the National Basketball Coaches Association, who died earlier this year.

The league's 30 head coaches are the only voters for the NBCA award. A media panel voted separately for the NBA's Coach of the Year award, which will be announced June 26.

"Congratulations to Mike and Erik on their outstanding work this year," said Dallas Mavericks coach and NBCA...