NBA GM Poll: Stevens Best NBA Coach [VIDEO]
Who's the best head coach in the NBA? The answer is Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics. This is according to the General Managers in the NBA.
The 17th annual NBA.com GM Poll always produces interesting results.
1. Brad Stevens, Boston – 47%
2. Gregg Popovich, San Antonio – 30%
3. Mike D'Antoni, Houston – 7%
Steve Kerr, Golden State – 7%
Also receiving votes: Rick Carlisle, Dallas; Quin Snyder, Utah; Terry Stotts, Portland
While Golden State was picked as the team likely to win the NBA title (87%), Boston and Houston were next, tied with 7% of the votes.
Other Celtics included in the GM poll...
> Jason Tatum was tied for #2 among players picked to have a breakout season with 10% of the votes. Jamal Murray of Denver was tops.
> Kyrie Irving was picked as third best point guard (10%) behind Steph Curry and Russell Westbrook.
> The Celtics were picked as the best defensive team, behind only Utah.
After last night's preseason loss to Cleveland, Stevens was in no mood to talk good defense or anything else about his team...