longstanding but informal practice on crediting wins earned by teams run by interim coaches not to that temporary leader, but rather to the head coach in whose stead the interim coach serves. Unfortunately for Golden State Warriors store-minder Luke Walton, who has moved up to the head of the Dubs' bench in place of the injured Steve Kerr, who's still working his way back to the club after offseason back surgery, the league has decided not to change things up.As promised, the NBA has taken a fresh look at its position on the
From the league's Tuesday announcement:
The NBA clarified today the league’s rules regarding coaching records: the head coach of record is credited with team wins and losses. Steve Kerr remains the head coach of record for the Golden State Warriors and is credited with those results.
Additionally, any team head coach, interim head coach or acting head coach is eligible to be recognized with league coachingRead More »from NBA rules that Luke Walton's only official win with Warriors is Coach of the Month