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Lindsey Harding Named 2023-24 NBA G League Coach of the Year

Official Release /April 2, 2024

The NBA G League announced today that Stockton Kings Head Coach Lindsey Harding has been named the 2023-24 NBA G League Coach of the Year. Harding was selected for the honor by votes from NBA G League coaches and general managers. She is the first head coach in Stockton Kings history to win the annual award and makes history as the first-ever woman and woman of color to receive the recognition.

In her inaugural season as the head coach of the Stockton Kings, Harding led the team to the best record in the G league this season, going 24-10 overall. Behind Harding, Stockton led the Western Conference, clinching the No. 1 overall seed in the program’s third playoff appearance in Stockton history. 

Among league leaders, the Stockton Kings led the NBA G League in three-point field goal percentage (38.3%), finished third in field goal percentage (48.5%) and seventh in assists per game (26.9).

Harding will be presented with the Dennis Johnson Trophy during a pregame presentation at Adventist Health Arena by NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim before Thursday’s semifinal game at 7 pm PT.

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About the Stockton Kings

The Stockton Kings are a member of the NBA G League, the official minor league of the NBA. The Stockton Kings are affiliated with the Sacramento Kings. For more information on the 2022-23 season presented by Kaiser Permanente, call the Stockton Kings front office at 888.KNGS.209 or visit Follow the team on Twitter @StocktonKings, Instagram @StocktonKings and on Facebook at

About the NBA G League 

The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory.  Featuring 29 teams, 28 with direct affiliations to NBA franchises for 2022-23, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.  A record 45 percent of all NBA players at the start of the 2022-23 season boasted NBA G League experience.  In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs.