Mike D’Antoni wins the Western Conference Coach of the Month award

Mike D'Antoni Houston Rockets
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With the Rockets going on a 9-2 record in February, Mike D’ Antoni named coach of the month in the Western Conference.

The Rockets won the last six games of the month that led them to improve to 39-20. More particular, they closed the month with a win in Boston on Saturday night as Russell Westbrook scored 41 points.

D’ Antoni had his first full 30 days of playing with the small-ball lineup consisted of James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Danuel House Jr., Robert Covington and PJ Tucker.

Houston is scoring 121 points per 100 possesions using this five-man lineup, while the team is averaging a +25 net rating.