Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 5/1/12
Spurs heach coach Gregg Popovich has won his second career "Coach of the Year" award, which is a well-deserved honor.  He led the Spurs to the West's best record  without Manu Ginobili and an aging Tim Duncan getting a lot more rest than in the past.  If I had to hand out the votes, I'd probably put him first, slightly ahead of Tom Thibodeau and Doc Rivers, who would be in a tie for second in my mind.  But Doc didn't finish second.  Or third.  He finished fifth.       Rivers earned 26 points with 1 first-place vote, 4 second-place votes, and 9 third-place votes. San Antonio's Gregg Popovich won the Red Auerbach Trophy with 467 points (77 first-place votes), while Chicago's Tom Thibodeau was second at 315 points (27 first-place votes). Indiana's Frank Vogel (161 points) and Memphis' Lionel Hollins (50 points) joined Rivers in rounding out the top 5.  I think what Doc flying way under the radar if he's finishing behind Hollins & Vogel.  Don't get me wrong, I think they...
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