Brooks, Vogel named NBA's top coaches for February

New York, NY ( - Oklahoma City's Scott Brooks and Indiana's Frank Vogel have been named the NBA's Coaches of the Month for February.

The Thunder joined the playoff hunt this month after multiple injuries to stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, along with a number of key role players, led to a 5-13 start. They are 28-14 since Dec. 5 and finished February with a 9-3 record.

Those three losses in the month came by a combined 10 points, while seven of the nine wins came by double digits.

The Pacers went 7-2 in February, with Vogel guiding them to a pair of key wins over Cleveland and an upset of the NBA's top team, the Golden State Warriors.

Vogel also became the franchise's all-time NBA wins leader following the victory over the Cavaliers on Feb. 27, passing legend Larry Brown.