Spoelstra, Karl Named Coaches Of The Month For March
The Miami Heat's Erik Spoelstra and the Denver Nuggets' George Karl on Monday were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month for March.
Spoelstra led Miami to a league-best 17-1 (.944) record in March, which included 15 straight wins to open the month that pushed the Heat's winning streak to 27 straight games.
Karl led Denver to a Western Conference-best 13-2 (.867) mark in March, which included wins in the first 12 games of the month, feeding a 15-game winning streak that began on Feb. 23.
Other nominees for Coach of the Month were Dallas' Rick Carlisle, Indiana's Frank Vogel, Memphis' Lionel Hollins and New York's Mike Woodson.