Top Ten Basketball Coaches

The Top Ten

1 Gregg Popovich
2 Phil Jackson Philip Douglas Jackson is a former American professional basketball player, coach, and executive in the National Basketball Association.
3 Pat Riley
4 Mike Fratello
5 Erik Spoelstra

Resisted much to improve the team Miami Heat

6 Larry Bird Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Bird is a 3x champ, 1x ROTY, 1x Finals MVP, 3x 3PT Contest winner, all with the Boston Celtics. (1979-1992)

He was a great player and no taxes to be a good coach

7 Flip Saunders
8 Rick Adelman
9 Frank Laden
10 Red Auerbach

The Contenders

11 George Carl
12 John Wooden

Also one of only a couple of people who are in the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player AND as a coach.

The greatest of all time, but he never coached in the NBA.

13 Jerry Sloan
14 Chuck Daly
15 David Blatt
16 Geno Auriemma
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