In the NBA one of the main keys to success for a team is their head coach. Consistency at the top of a coaching staff has proven to be the key to many championships over the years.
From Red Auerbach to Gregg Popovich, many of the great coaches had been with a certain team over a long period of time.
In today’s NBA, it is hard to come by many coaches boasting a similar resume. Currently, only four coaches have been with their team since before 2010.
Coaches seem to be fired more and more often nowadays, as suggested by the fact that there were 13 head coaching changes from last season to this season.
Some coaches benefit from their players, others make their guys better. In this piece, I’ll rank the current NBA coaches from No. 30 to No. 1, based on whom I would want coaching my team today.
All statistics in this article via basketball-reference.com. Stats valid as of Jan. 31, 2014.