Terry Stotts

On The Fly: Top Honor To Steve Kerr (With Luke Walton in Background)

On The Fly: Top Honor To Steve Kerr (With Luke Walton in Background)

The NBA announcing Steve Kerr the winner of the coach of the year award Tuesday shouldn't be a surprise to anyone. Golden State set a single-season record for wins with 73, breaking by one the mark of the 1995-96 Bulls. Kerr got 64 first-place votes from the 130-member media panel that covers the league. No, the surprise was Luke Walton, the assistant coach who led the Warriors through the first 43 games while Kerr was recovering from back surgery, finished eighth in the voting. Portland's Terry Stotts and San Antonio's Gregg Popovich finished second and third, respectively. ... Game 4 of the Warriors-Rockets on Sunday averaged more than 7.2 million viewers....

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