Browsing Coaches as Players

15 NBA Head Coaches During Their Playing Days

Posted on 21 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

Does being a good NBA player make someone a good NBA head coach? About half of the league’s coaches didn’t play in the NBA, including the most recent NBA champion, Erik Spoelstra. His finals opponent, Scott Brooks, did play, actually winning the NBA title as a player, just like Avery Johnson, Byron Scott, Rick Carlisle, Lionel Hollins and Kevin McHale. More