Brad Stevens and three Celtics players were in the running for monthly awards from December.
Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer beat out Stevens — along with Indiana’s Nate McMillan and Miami’s Erik Spoelstra — for Eastern Conference Coach of the Month.
Fresh off of being named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for his performances throughout the week of Christmas, Jaylen Brown was recognized as a nominee for Eastern Conference Player of the Month. Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker were also nominees.
Ultimately, Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo was the one given the honor of Eastern Conference Player of the Month.