For 75 years, with the help of a panel of 43 coaches from yesterday and today, the NBA has released a list of the 15 best coaches of all time and a few months later the list of the 76 best players of all time. .
In this Top 15, we find it unsurprisingly Phil Jackson (11 titles) and Red Auerbach (9 titles), the most successful, considered by many to be two of the three best coaches of all time.In the company Gregg Popovich (5 titles), and honored, who can solidify his candidacy to coach The Goats with a record of technician wins in the regular season.
The Spurs’ brains (1,330 wins) should soon be Don Nelson (1,335 victories), no rings of course, but still on this honor roll.This is also the case Jerry Sloan.
As for the still active coaches, aside from Popovich, there are Steve Kerr (3 titles), Eric Spoelstra (2 titles) and Dr. Rivers (1 title) Who is also honored. The current Miami strongman also accompanies his president, Pat Riley (5 titles).
The NBA also includes the names of two iconic Pistons coaches, Chuck Daly (2 titles) and Larry Brown (1 title), while the equally famous Red Holzman (2 titles), KC Jones (2 titles), Jack Ramsay (1 title) and Lenny Wilkens (1 title) Complete this famous lineup.
In Forsaken we can mention Bill Fitch, Rudy Tomjanovich and John Kundera, and even Alex Hunnam, Tom Heinsohn , Rick Carlisle, Larry Costello, Dick Motta, Mike Budenholzer, Rick Adelman, Bill Sharman, Billy Cunningham, George Carr, Al Attles, Mike D’Antoni and even Tom Thibodeau.
As a final note, for the 50th anniversary of the league’s 1996/97 season, the Top 10 Coaches of the Year have been announced, including: Red Auerbach, Phil Jackson, Don Nelson, Bill Fitch, John Kundla, Chuck Daly, Jack Ramsay, Lenny Wilkens, Red Holzman and Pat Riley. And, 25 years later, we’ve only found eight of those ten names.
The NBA today announced the 15 greatest coaches in NBA history as part of a season that continues to celebrate the league’s 75th anniversary. The list was selected by a panel of 43 current and former NBA head coaches in partnership with the National Basketball Coaches Association. pic.twitter.com/TDBxFqPma5
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