Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks will coach the Western Conference All-Stars for the 2012 NBA All-Star Game ... Brooks earned Western Conference Coach of the Month honors for games played in December/January ... During the 2010-11 season Brooks led the Thunder to 55 wins and a spot in the Western Conference Finals after Oklahoma City captured playoff series victories over the Denver Nuggets and Memphis Grizzlies ... Under Brooks, the OKC franchise has qualified for the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1997 and 1998 ... Brooks, the 16th head coach in franchise history received the 2009-10 Red Auerbach NBA Coach of the Year award after his second season as head coach. During his first full year at the helm of the Thunder Brooks oversaw one of the biggest turnarounds in NBA history. A year after winning 23 games, the Thunder concluded the 2009-10 season with a record of 50-32 (.610). The 27-win improvement was tied for the eighth largest in NBA history.