You can have all the talent in the world, but if you don't know what to do with it, then you probably aren't going to be very good.
The likes of Phil Jackson (10 titles) and Greg Popovich (four titles) are in the running for the Coach of the Year award. There are also first year head coaches like Tom Thibodeau and Monty Williams who are also vying for the award.
Whether they've been coaching for 10 years or four months, there is one thing that they all have in common; they all get the most out of the talented players that they work with.
Here are the top ten candidates for the NBA Coach of the Year Award.