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Top 20 NBA coaches of all time

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Coaching in the NBA is a very stressful and difficult job. Very few coaches have prolonged careers. Here is the list of the top 20 NBA coaches of all time.

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Greg Popovich Report Abuse
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Pat Riley Report Abuse
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Godfather
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George Karl Report Abuse
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Phil Jackson Report Abuse
Phil Jackson is widely considered the best coach of all time, or the luckiest coach of all time. He had the opportunity to coach both Michael Jordan and Kobe Brant. His most notable achievement was his Bulls Dynasty and wining three championships in a row with the Lakers.
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Red Auerbach Report Abuse
Red Auerbach coached the Washington Capitols, the Tri-Cities Blackhawks, and the Boston Celtics. His most notable achievement was winning nine championships in eleven years with the Boston Celtics.
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Doc Rivers Report Abuse
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Jack Ramsay Report Abuse
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Red Holzman Report Abuse
Red Holzman is widely considered to be the best head coach of the New York Knicks of all time. He has been named on the list of Top 10 NBA coaches, and his most notable achievement is winning the 1970 NBA championship with the Knicks.
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Rick Adelman Report Abuse
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Bill Fitch Report Abuse
Bill Fitch coached for 25 years with both the Boston Celtics and the Houston Rockets. His most notable achievement was winning two Coach of the Year awards and winning the 1981 NBA championship.
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Chuck Daly Report Abuse
Chuck Daly began his coaching career with the University of Pennsylvania and ended up with the Detroit Pistons. His most notable achievement was winning back to back championships in 1989 and 1990.
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Larry Brown Report Abuse
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Don Nelson Report Abuse
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Scott Skiles Report Abuse
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Rick Carlisle Report Abuse
Has won 50+ games with 3 different teams, including winning the 2011 NBA championship with the Dallas Mavericks. Has made the playoffs every year as a head coach except for the 2006-2007 season with the Pacers. He has been to the Conference finals 3 times with 3 different teams as a head coach in only 10 seasons.
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Mike D’Antony Report Abuse
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This is a joke right?
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