Erik Spoelstra, Taylor Jenkins named NBA Coaches of the Month

Published January 5, 2022, 8:00 AMNBA.com News Services

The Miami and Memphis coaches take home the honors for December.

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and Memphis Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins have been named the NBA Coaches of the Month for December.

Spoelstra guided the Heat to a 10-5 record, while Jenkins and the Grizzlies posted a 12-4 mark in December. Both squads are currently the 4th seed in their respective conference standings.

Other nominees:

West: Steve Kerr (Golden State Warriors) and Quin Snyder (Utah Jazz)

East: J.B. Bickerstaff (Cleveland Cavaliers), Mike Budenholzer (Milwaukee Bucks) and Steve Nash (Brooklyn Nets)