List of NBA championship head coaches

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Phil Jackson

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Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson won eleven NBA championships, the most in NBA history.
Jackson's 11 NBA titles as a coach surpassed the previous record of nine set by Red Auerbach.

Red Auerbach

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Red Auerbach won nine championships with the Boston Celtics and won eight consecutive titles from to.
As a coach, he won 938 games (a record at his retirement) and nine National Basketball Association (NBA) championships in ten seasons (a number surpassed only by Phil Jackson, who won 11 in eighteen seasons).

Pat Riley

John Kundla, Pat Riley, and current San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich have each won five championships.
Regarded as one of the greatest NBA coaches of all time, Riley has served as the head coach of five championship teams.

National Basketball Association

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a major professional basketball league in North America.

List of NBA champions

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Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson won eleven NBA championships, the most in NBA history.

Gregg Popovich

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John Kundla, Pat Riley, and current San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich have each won five championships.

Major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a major professional basketball league in North America.

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a major professional basketball league in North America.

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It was founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America (BAA).

National Basketball League (United States)

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The league adopted its current name at the start of the when it merged with the National Basketball League (NBL).

Head coach

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In the NBA, a head coach is the highest ranking coach of a coaching staff.

Coaching staff

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In the NBA, a head coach is the highest ranking coach of a coaching staff.

Chicago Bulls

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He won six titles with the Chicago Bulls and five titles with the Lakers, and is the only coach who has won multiple championships with more than one team.

Boston Celtics

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Red Auerbach won nine championships with the Boston Celtics and won eight consecutive titles from to.

John Kundla

John Kundla, Pat Riley, and current San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich have each won five championships.

San Antonio Spurs

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John Kundla, Pat Riley, and current San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich have each won five championships.

Miami Heat

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Kundla won all of his titles with the Lakers, and Popovich has won all of his titles with the Spurs, while Riley won four titles with the Lakers and one with the Miami Heat. Current Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has won three championships, while current Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has won two titles.

Golden State Warriors

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Current Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has won three championships, while current Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has won two titles.

Steve Kerr

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Current Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has won three championships, while current Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has won two titles.

Erik Spoelstra

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Current Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has won three championships, while current Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has won two titles.

Los Angeles Clippers

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Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle and Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse are the only other active coaches who have won a championship, Rivers having won while with the Boston Celtics in 2008.

Doc Rivers

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Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle and Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse are the only other active coaches who have won a championship, Rivers having won while with the Boston Celtics in 2008.

Dallas Mavericks

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Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle and Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse are the only other active coaches who have won a championship, Rivers having won while with the Boston Celtics in 2008.

Rick Carlisle

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Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle and Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse are the only other active coaches who have won a championship, Rivers having won while with the Boston Celtics in 2008.