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Erik Spoelstra, Taylor Jenkins named NBA Coaches of the Month

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

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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)