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First NBA Coach of the Year

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Who was the NBA’s first Coach of the Year?

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The first NBA Coach of the Year for the 1962/1963 season was Harry Gallatin of the St. Louis Hawks. The 1962/1963 season was his first year coaching. The Hawks finished that year second in the Western Division and went on to lose in the NBA Western Division Finals 4-3 to the Los Angeles Lakers.