The Top 7 NBA Coaches We'd Most Like to Play For

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The Top 7 NBA Coaches We'd Most Like to Play For
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If you were an NBA player and you had your pick of the litter, which coach would you play for? Having given it some thought, we came up with a list of our own.

In compiling this list, we considered what players want from their coach. Just like a person in any job, an NBA player wants to be happy and successful. In the NBA that means being on a close-knit and winning team while reaching your personal potential.

Therefore, ideally a player would be a looking for a coach who wins, fosters a productive working environment and develops his players. The coaches here are ranked according to how well they meet those three standards.

All coaching records were obtained from Basketball Reference’s NBA Coach Registry. Yearly performances can be obtained by clicking on the coach’s name in the registry.

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