Top Ten Basketball Coaches

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The Top Ten

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

Resisted much to improve the team Miami Heat

5 Larry Bird 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

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

The Contenders

11 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.

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