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Raptors' Dwane Casey voted by peers as NBA coach of the year

The Toronto Raptors' Dwane Casey was the NBA's best coach this season, according to his fellow NBA coaches.

Casey was announced Wednesday as the coach-of-the-year selection by the National Basketball Coaches Association. The award, named for longtime NBCA executive director Michael H. Goldberg, is voted on only by the league's head coaches.

A media panel voted separately for the NBA's Coach of the Year award, which will be announced June 25.

"To be honored by your peers is incredibly gratifying, and I am so thankful to my colleagues across the league for this recognition," Casey said. "I'm also grateful to the talented and dedicated coaching staff...

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