Brian Shaw's NBA Coaching Profile

Zach BuckleyNational NBA Featured ColumnistMay 20, 2013



  • Guard (1988-2003) Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers
  • Scout (2003-04) L.A. Lakers
  • Assistant Head Coach (2004-2011) L.A. Lakers
  • Associate Head Coach (2011-Present) Indiana Pacers


  • Five-time NBA champion (2000-02 as a player, 2009-10 as a coach)
  • All-Rookie Second Team (1989)
  • Big West Conference Player of the Year (1988)
  • Set then-NBA record for most three-pointers made in a game (10) as a member of Miami Heat (1992-93)


  • Proficient in the triangle offense, having played and coached under the legendary Phil Jackson  in L.A.
  • Building a well-rounded knowledge of the analytics approach during his tenure with Frank Vogel in Indiana
  • Complete comprehension of the game of basketball, lauded by future Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal as the most respected teammate he ever played with
  • Understands the wants and needs of superstar players having shared the floor with the likes of O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish, Glen Rice, Derrick Coleman and Allen Iverson

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