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Spurs' Greg Popovich is coach of the year for the third time

...times in his career.Popovich has received the league's top coaching honor in two of the past three seasons, joining Don Nelson and Pat Riley as the only coaches to win the award three times.In a career full of masterful coaching performances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-22/spurs-greg-popovich-coach-yea
Man is remembered as 'piece of Athens'

...sure," Mr. Mount said. "He was a real good man, and we're going to miss him a lot." The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church, 140 Rose St. Reach Don Nelson at don.nelson@onlineathens.com

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/18/met_140164.shtml
Metro
Spurs even series

...for Nowitzki, which was followed by the ejection of Don Nelson. More technical fouls and ejections quickly followed...non-call against Duncan for playing illegal defense. "Don (Nelson) walked up to half court. I never told him to sit down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/22/nba_373323.shtml
NBA
Indiana Pacers breeze to victory behind Paul George, Roy Hibbert

...three months into his new job.Rosas was hired Aug. 1 to fill a position that had been vacant since former coach and GM Don Nelson left the franchise eight years ago. Most of those duties fell to Nelson's son, Donnie, the president of basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-10-29/indiana-pacers-breeze-victory
Reggie Miller joins sister in basketball Hall of Fame

...Miller will be honored tonight along with longtime coach Don Nelson, Nike co-founder Phil Knight and nine others in the...receiving their Hall of Fame jackets on Thursday were Don Nelson, the winningest coach in NBA history, and Nike co-founder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-09-06/reggie-miller-joins-
Ex-Hawks coach Bob Weiss rejoins team as assistant

...Knicks assistant the last four years. He previously was Houston's director of player development. Hall of Fame: Don Nelson never knew just how much he would love retirement. In the Maui plantation town of Paia, he is far from the pressures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2012-08-28/ex-hawks-coach-bob-weiss-rejo
Mavs on brink of elimination, and it shows

...Nowitzki was weary after a restless night, unable to sleep while replaying his offensive struggles in his head. Coach Don Nelson, whose future is uncertain, called it a "day of mourning" before the Dallas Mavericks started practice Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/nba_413735.shtml
NBA
Stomach flu sidelines Nash

...guard Steve Nash missed Tuesday night's game against the Seattle SuperSonics due to a stomach virus. Mavericks coach Don Nelson said Nash also will miss Wednesday night's game at Minnesota. Nash could rejoin the team for the final two stops of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/03/nba_407601.shtml
NBA
Finley stars in Nowitzki's absence

...Michael Finley. Acquired in the Jason Kidd trade on Dec. 26, 1996, Finley immediately became the team's focal point. Don Nelson thought so highly of him that when he became general manager six weeks after Finley arrived, Nelson purged the entire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/30/nba_374071.shtml
NBA
Spurs, Mavericks contrast in styles

...Nelly knows that," Popovich joked Sunday as the Spurs prepared for Game 1 on Monday night. Nelly is Dallas coach Don Nelson, whom Popovich served under as assistant for two years at Golden State. And it's the Mavericks who are the runners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/20/nba_373124.shtml
NBA