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#Coaches with multiple NBA championships#
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NUMBER   COACH               TEAMS                YEARS               
------   -----               -----                -----


 11      Phil Jackson        Chicago Bulls        1991-93, 1996-98
                             Los Angeles Lakers   2000-02, 2009-10

  9      Red Auerbach        Boston Celtics       1957, 1959-66 

  5      John Kundla         Minneapolis Lakers   1949-50, 1952-54

  5      Pat Riley           Los Angeles Lakers   1982, 1984, 1987-88
                             Miami Heat           2006

  5      Gregg Popovic       San Antonio Spurs    1999,2003,2005,2007, 2014

  2      Eric Spolstra       Miami Heat           2012-13
         Rudy Tomjanovich    Houston Rockets      1994-95
         Chuck Daly          Detroit Pistons      1989-90
         K.C. Jones          Boston Celtics       1984, 1986
         Tom Heinsohn        Boston Celtics       1974, 1976
         Red Holzman         New York Knicks      1970, 1973
         Bill Russell        Boston Celtics       1968-69
         Alex Hannum         Philadelphia 76ers   1967
                             St. Louis Hawks      1958

  1      Tyron Lue           Cleveland Cavaliers  2016
         Steve Kerr          Golden State Warriors2015
         Rick Carlisle       Dallas Mavericks     2011
         Doc Rivers          Boston Celtics       2008
         Larry Brown         Detroit Pistons      2004
         Billy Cunningham    Philadelphia 76s     1983
         Bill Fitch          Boston Celics        1981
         Paul Westhead       Los Angeles Lakers   1980
         Lenny Wilkins       Seattle Sonics       1979
         Dick Motta          Washington Bullets   1978
         Jack Ramsay         Portland Blazers     1977
         Al Attles           Golden State Warriors1975
         Bill Sharman        Los Angeles Lakers   1972  
         Larry Costello      Milwaukee Bucks      1971
         George Senesky      Philadelphia Warriors1956
         Al Cervi            Syracuse Nationals   1955
         Les Harrison        Rochester Royals     1951
         Buddy Jeannette     Baltimore Bullets    1948
         Larry Gottlieb      Philadelphia Warriors1947
  

Coachs making the NBA finals NUMBER COACH TEAMS YEARS ------ ----- ----- ----- 13 Phil Jackson Chicago Bulls 1991-93, 1996-98 Los Angeles Lakers 2000-02, 2004,2008-10 11 Red Auerbach Boston Celtics 1957, 1959-66 9 Pat Riley Los Angeles Lakers 1982-85, 1987-89 New York Knicks 1994 Miami Heat 2006 6 John Kundla Minneapolis Lakers 1949-50, 1952-54, 1959 6 Gregg Popovic San Antonio Spurs 1999,2003,2005,2007,2013-14 4 K.C. Jones Washington Bullets 1975 Boston Celtics 1984-86 Alex Hannum Philadelphia 76ers 1967 St. Louis Hawks 1957,1958 San Francisco Warrior1954 Fred Schaus Los Angeles Lakers 1962-63, 65-66 Erick Spolstra Miami Heat 2011-14 3 Larry Brown Philadelphia 76ers 2001 Detroit Pistons 2004-05 Chuck Daly Detroit Pistons 1988-90 Billy Cunningham Philadelphia 76s 1980-81, 1983 Red Holzman New York Knicks 1970,1972, 1973, Al Cervi Syracuse Nationals 1950,1954,1955 Joe Lapchick New York Knicks 1951-53 2 Steve Kerr Golden State Warriors2015-16 Doc Rivers Boston Celtics 2008,2010 Byron Scott New Jersey Nets 2002-03 Jerry Sloan Utah Jazz 1997-98 Rudy Tomjanovich Houston Rockets 1994-95 Rick Adelman Portland Blazers 1990, 1992 Bill Fitch Boston Celics 1981 Houston Rockets 1986 Lenny Wilkins Seattle Sonics 1978,1979 Dick Motta Washington Bullets 1978,1979 Tom Heinsohn Boston Celtics 1974, 1976 Gene Shue Baltimore Bullets 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 1977 Butchvan Breda KolffLos Angeles Lakers 1968-69 Larry Costello Milwaukee Bucks 1971, 1974 Bill Sharman Los Angeles Lakers 1972 San Francisco Warrior1967 Bill Russell Boston Celtics 1968-69 Charles Eckman Fort Wayne Pistons 1955-56 Larry Gottlieb Philadelphia Warriors1947, 1948 1 Tyron Lue Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 David Blatt Cleveland Cavaliers 2015 Scott Brooks OklahomaCity Thunder 2012 Rick Carlisle Dallas Mavericks 2011 Stan Van Gundy Orlando 2009 Mike Brown Cleveland Cavaliers 2007 Avery Johnson Dallas Mavericks 2006 Larry Bird Indiana Pacers 2000 Jeff Van Gundy New York Knicks 1999 George Karl Seattle Sonics 1996 Brian Hill Orlando Magic 1994 Paul Westphal Phoenix Suns 1993 Mike Dunleavy Los Angeles Lakers 1991 Paul Westhead Los Angeles Lakers 1980 Del Harris Houston Rockets 1981 Jack Ramsay Portland Blazers 1977 John McLeod Phoenix Suns 1976 Al Attles Golden State Warriors1975 Joe Mullaney Los Angeles Lakers 1970 Paul Seymour St Louis Hawks 1961 Ed Macauley St Louis Hawks 1960 George Senesky Philadelphia Warriors1956 Les Harrison Rochester Royals 1951 Buddy Jeannette Baltimore Bullets 1948 Harold Olsen Chicago Stags 1947 Coaches NBA finals series Records. coach Teams Record Phil Jackson Chicago Bulls 6-0 Los Angeles Lakers 5-2 Total 11-2 Red Auerbach Washington Bullets 0-1 Boston Celtics 9-1 Total 9-2 Pat Riley Los Angeles Lakers 4-3 New York Knicks 0-1 Miami Heat 1-0 Total 5-4 John Kundla Minneapolis Lakers 5-1 Greg Popovich San Antonio Spurs 5-1 Rudy Tomjanovich Houston Rockets 2-0 Tom Heinsohn Boston Celtics 2-0 Bill Russelll Boston Celtics 2-0 Chuck Dailey Detroit Pistons 2-1 Red Holzman New York Knicks 2-1 Erick Spolstra Miami Heat 2-2 KC Jones Washington Bullets 0-1 Boston Celtics 2-1 Total 2-4 Alex Hannum Philadelphia 76ers 1-0 St Louis Hawks 1-2 San Francisco Warriors 0-1 Total 2-3 Tyron Lue Cleveland Cavaliers 1-0 Rick Carlistle Dallas Mavericks 1-0 Paul Westhead Los Angeles Lakers 1-0 Jack Ramsay Portland Blazers 1-0 Al Attles Golden State Warriors 1-0 Les Harrison Rochester Royals 1-0 Buddy Jeannette Baltimore Bullets 1-0 Steve Kerr Golden State Warriors 1-1 Bill Fitch Boston Celtics 1-0 Houston Rockets 0-1 Total 1-1 Doc Rivers Boston Celtics 1-1 Lenny Wilkins Seattle Supersonics 1-1 Dick Motta Washington Bullets 1-1 Larry Costello Milwaukee Bucks 1-1 Bill Sharmen Los Angeles Lakers 1-0 San Francisco Warrior 0-1 Total 1-1 Larry Gottlieb Philadelphia Warriors 1-1 Billy Cunningham Philadelphia 76ers 1-2 Al Cervi Syracuse Nationals 1-2 Larry Brown Philadelphia 76ers 0-1 Detroit Pistons 1-2 Total 1-3 Scott Brooks Oklahoma City Thunder 0-1 Stan Van Gundy Orlando Magic 0-1 Avery Johnson Dallas Mavericks 0-1 Larry Bird Indiana Pacers 0-1 Jeff Van Gundy New York Knicks 0-1 George Karl Seattle Sonics 0-1 Brian Hill Orlando Magic 0-1 Paul Westphal Phoenix Suns 0-1 Mike Dunleavy Los Angeles Lakers 0-1 Del Harris Houston Rockets 0-1 John McLeod Phoenix Suns 0-1 Joe Mullaney Los Angeles Lakers 0-1 Paul Seymour St Louis Hawks 0-1 Ed Macauley St Louis Hawks 0-1 George Senesky Philadelphia Warriors 0-1 Harold Olsen Chicago Stags 0-1 Mike Brown Cleveland Cavaliers 0-1 David Blatt Cleveland Cavaliers 0-1 Jerry Sloan Utah Jazz 0-2 Byron Scott New Jersey Nets 0-2 Rick Adelman Portland Trailblazers 0-2 Charles Eckman Fort Wayne Pistons 0-2 Gene Shue Baltimore Bullets 0-1 Philadelphia 76ers 0-1 Total 0-2 Butchvan Breda Kolff Los Angeles Lakers 0-2 Joe Lapchick New York Knicks 0-3 Fred Schaus Los Angeles Lakers 0-4 Team by Team coaches Atlanta/St Louis Hawks Won Lost Alex Hannum Paul Seymore Ed Macauley Boston Celtics Won Lost Red Auerbach Red Auerbach Bill Russell KC Jones Tom Heinsohn Doc Rivers KC Jones Bill Fitch Doc Rivers Baltimore/Washington Bullets* Won Lost Buddy Jeannette Red Auerbach Chicago Bulls Won Lost Phil Jackson Chicago Staggs Won Lost Harold Olsen Cleveland Cavaliers Won Lost Tyron Lue Mike Brown David Blatt Dallas Mavericks Won Lost Rick Carlisle Avery Johnson Detroit/Fort Wayne Pistons Won Lost Chuck Dailey Chuck Dailey Larry Brown Larry Brown Charles Eckman Golden State/San Francisco/Philadelphia Warriors Won Lost Al Attles Alex Hannum Larry Gottlieb Larry Gottlieb Steve Kerr Bill Sharmen George Senesky Steve Kerr Houston Rockets Won Lost Rudy Tomjanovich Bill Fitch Del Harris Indiana Pacers Won Lost Larry Bird Los Angeles/Minneapolis Lakers Won Lost John Kundla John Kundla Pat Riley Pat Riley Phil Jackson Phil Jackson Bill Sharmen Bill Sharmen Paul Westhead Fred Shaus Butch Van Breda Kolff Mike Dunleavy Joe Mullaney Miami Heat Won Lost Pat Riley Erick Spolstra Erick Spolstra Milwaukee Bucks Won Lost Larry Costello Larry Costello New Jersey Nets Won Lost Byron Scott New York Knicks Won Lost Red Holzman Red Holzman Jeff Van Gundy Pat Riley Joe Lapchick Orlando Magic Won Lost Brian Hill Stan Van Gundy Philadelphia 76ers/Syracuse Nationals Won Lost Al Cervi Al Cervi Alex Hannum Gene Suhe Billy Cunningham Billy Cunningham Larry Brown Phoenix Suns Won Lost Paul Westphaul John McLeod Portland Trailblazers Won Lost Jack Ramsey Rick Adelman Sacramento Kings/Rochester Royals Won Lost Les Harrison San Antonio Spurs Won Lost Gregg Popovich Gregg Popovich Seattle Sonics/Oklahoma City Thunder Won Lost Lenny Wilkens Lenny Wilkens George Karl Scott Brooks Utah Jazz Won Lost Jerry Sloan Washington/Baltimore/Capitol Bullets Won Lost Dick Motta Gene Shue KC Jones