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Video: Bryan Colangelo presents the Coach of the Year award to Mike D'Antoni

D'Antoni Named Coach of the Year It's been a good week for Mike D'Antoni. The Phoenix Suns head coach celebrated his 54th birthday on Sunday, the same day his playmaker Steve Nash was named league MVP. D'Antoni then enjoyed a blowout victory over the Mavericks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Monday night, and accepted the 2004-05 NBA Coach-of-the-Year award during a press conference on Tuesday afternoon at America West Arena.

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    MIKE D'ANTONI HEADLINES

  • May 10, 2005: D'Antoni to be rewarded
  • April 29, 2005: Mrs. D'Antoni's "Wives Book Club" a huge success
  • April 28, 2005: D'Antoni grabbing headlines in Italy
  • April 22, 2005: Coach D'Antoni's international experience
  • April 16, 2005: D'Antoni's NBA record reaches .500
  • April 5, 2005: Suns likely to win several NBA awards
  • March 30, 2005: Bruce Hornsby a big D'Antoni fan
  • March 6, 2005: Coach shares thoughts on "analysts"
  • March 5, 2005: D'Antoni says winning is mind over matter
  • Feb. 10, 2005: D'Antoni's way is to let his players play
  • Jan. 12, 2005: D'Antoni sticks to unorthodox style
  • Jan. 5, 2005: D'Antoni named Coach of the Month
  • Dec. 26, 2004: D'Antoni could coach Western All-Stars
  • Dec. 17, 2004: D'Antoni's methods are working for Suns
  • Dec. 1, 2004: Small ball is rooted in lineup of the '90s
  • Nov. 3, 2004: Competetive D’Antoni keeps his cool
  • Oct. 13, 2004: D’Antoni says winning in preseason does matter
  • Oct. 10, 2004: D’Antoni is earning high marks in camp
  • Oct. 8, 2004: "Nice guy" D’Antoni preaching patience
  • Oct. 4, 2004: Chat transcript: Mike D’Antoni
  • July 29, 2004: D’Antoni excited about Richardson signing
  • May 13, 2004: D’Antoni extension validates progress
  • April 2, 2004: D’Antoni set to stay
  • Feb. 13, 2004: D’Antoni expects winning record in final 27 games
  • Feb. 4, 2004: D’Antoni has Suns playing for this season and the next
  • Dec. 16, 2003: D’Antoni looks to bigger lineup for Sonics’ visit
  • Dec. 12, 2003: Despite laid-back style, Suns coach has plenty of focus
  • Dec. 10, 2003: Mike D’Antoni named Suns head coach
  • July 29, 2003: One-on-one with Mike D'Antoni
  • June 25, 2002: Suns name Mike D'Antoni to coaching staff