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The salaries of NBA head coaches

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While head coaches are making nowhere near the money star players do, coaching in the NBA certainly pays better than a real job. That’s especially true in the cases of Gregg Popovich, Tom Thibodeau and Doc Rivers. We have compiled their contract information thanks to media reports to get a clear picture on where they stand financially.

Key: (*) Team option.

COACH TEAM CONTRACT END OF DEAL
Mike Budenholzer Atlanta
Brad Stevens Boston Current: $22 million, six years 2018/19
Extension: Three years 2021/22
Kenny Atkinson Brooklyn $10 million, four years (+$2 million bonus) 2019/20
Steve Clifford Charlotte Four years 2019/20*
Fred Hoiberg Chicago $25 million, five years 2019/20
Tyronn Lue Cleveland $35 million, five years 2021/22
Rick Carlisle Dallas $35 million, five years 2021/22
Michael Malone Denver Four years 2018/19*
Stan Van Gundy Detroit $35 million, five years 2018/19
Steve Kerr Golden State $25 million, five years 2018/19
Mike D’Antoni Houston $16 million, four years 2019/20*
Nate McMillan Indiana Three years 2018/19
Doc Rivers LA Clippers $50 million, five years 2018/19
Luke Walton LA Lakers $25 million, five years 2020/21
David Fizdale Memphis $10.2 million, four years 2019/20*
Erik Spoelstra Miami Three years 2016/17
Jason Kidd Milwaukee Current: $15 million, three years 2016/17
Extension: $16.5 million, three years 2019/20
Tom Thibodeau Minnesota $40 million, five years 2020/21
Alvin Gentry New Orleans $17.75 million, four years 2018/19*
Jeff Hornacek New York $15 million, three years 2018/19
Billy Donovan Oklahoma City $30 million, five years 2019/20
Fank Vogel Orlando $22 million, four years 2019/20
Brett Brown Philadelphia Current: Four years 2016/17
Extension: Two years 2018/19
Earl Watson Phoenix Three years 2018/19
Terry Stotts Portland Current: Five years 2016/17
Extension: $15 million, three years 2019/20
Dave Joerger Sacramento $12 million, three years 2019/20*
Gregg Popovich San Antonio $55 million, five years 2018/19
Dwane Casey Toronto $18 million, three years 2018/19
Quin Snyder Utah Current: Four years 2017/18
Extension: Three years 2020/21
Scott Brooks Washington $35 million, five years 2020/21

 

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