College Basketball Coaches Most Likely to Be Hired by an NBA Team

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College Basketball Coaches Most Likely to Be Hired by an NBA Team
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While the objective of basketball remains the same regardless of level, coaches need a different skill set to lead in college than they do in the NBA.

The stern disciplinarian who drives college kids through fearthink Bob Knightwould likely draw eye rolls or outright insubordination from a group of NBA multi-millionaires.

On the flip side, NBA bench bosses must massage egos throughout the duration of a nine-month season. College coaches do their glad-handing on the front end, just to get the top talent through the door.

The Boston Celtics' hire of Brad Stevens is the latest case study in the grand experiment of college coaches making the transition to professional ball. Several other coaches could draw NBA attention in the next few years, with these menpresented alphabeticallybeing the most enticing possibilities.

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