Raptors 905’s Jerry Stackhouse has been named the NBA Development League Dennis Johnson Coach of the Year in a vote by his fellow NBA D-League head coaches.
Stackhouse, in his first season as a head coach, led Raptors 905 (39-11) to its first Central Division title and the top overall seed in the 2017 NBA D-League Playoffs. Raptors 905 opened the season 10-2 and posted winning streaks of 10 games (Jan. 6 – 31) and nine games (Feb. 9 – March 4). The team also set an NBA D-League record with 21 road victories.
Stackhouse was named head coach of Raptors 905 after serving as an assistant coach last season with the Toronto Raptors.