The salaries of NBA head coaches

The salaries of NBA head coaches


The salaries of NBA head coaches


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.

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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