The National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) is an American organization and union that represents coaches in the National Basketball Association. It was founded in the 1970s[clarification needed] and consists of all NBA head coaches, assistant coaches and alumni.
It administers the league's NBA Coach of the Year Award, which dates back to 1962, and is voted on by a media panel of writers, reporters and broadcasters.
In 2009, it established the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, in honor of the former Pistons, Magic, Nets, and Cavaliers coach.
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