Collins Eastern Conference Coach of the Month
A 9-3 Month earned Collins the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month Award
Doug Collins, who guided the 76ers to their best month percentage-wise in eight years, was named on Tuesday as the NBA's Eastern Conference Coach of the Month.
The Sixers went 9-3 in February and the .750 percentage was their best in a single month since going 8-2 in February, 2003.
What's interesting is that Tuesday's game against the visiting Dallas Mavericks will be a battle of Coach of the Month award winners.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was named the Western Conference coach of the month after guiding Dallas to an 11-1 record.
For the Sixers, one of the highlights of the month was a 77-71 home win over San Antonio Spurs, owners of the NBA's best record. The Sixers ended the month with four straight wins for their longest win streak of the season.
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