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The Clippers head coach earned the honor after the team went the entire month of December without a loss.
The Clippers used a perfect 16-0 record in the month to cap a 17-game win streak, a franchise best. During the outstanding month, Los Angeles defeated the Utah Jazz three times, the Chicago Bulls on the road and the Boston Celtics.
Larry Drew of the Atlanta Hawks earned the honor for the Eastern Conference. Among the coaches considered for the award in December were Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors, Frank Vogel of the Indiana Pacers, Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat, Mike Woodson of the New York Knicks, Scott Brooks of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Terry Stotts of the Portland Trail Blazers.