How many black head coaches are in the NBA right now
There are currently 30 head coaches
4 black coaches have won nba titles. They are: Bill Russell, Al Attles, Lenny Wilkens, and K.C. Jones. If Doc Rivers and the Celtics close out the series with the Lakers he will be the 5th. Revised answer 5 black coaches have won nba titles. They are: Bill Russell, Al Attles, Lenny Wilkens, K.C. Jones and Doc Rivers.
Bernie Bickerstaff & Alvin Gentry are 2 that come to mind
Race has nothing to do with coaching.
there have been 20 players that have became coaches. lets not forget presidents of a team.
I heard around 100-150k for college coaches and 575k for NBA coaches.
There were 5 black coaches in the 2011 NBA playoffs:Larry Drew of the Atlanta HawksDoc Rivers of the Boston CelticsLionel Hollins of the Memphis GrizzliesNate McMillan of the Portland Trail BlazersMonty Williams of the New Orleans Hornets
NBA coaches get paid more. College coaches only get paid for about 40 games while the NBA coaches have to coach 82 or more games.
Al Attles, KC Jones, Bill Russell,Lenny Wilkens and Doc Rivers
0 Phil Jackson was the closest in 3 years