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Best Brooklyn Nets Coaches of All Time

Updated March 23, 2020 379 votes 37 voters24 items

In their time as an NBA franchise, the Brooklyn Nets Coaches of All Time have gone through many different head coaches, all with different personalities and coaching styles. With that said, who is the best Brooklyn Nets Coaches of All Time coach of all time? We want to hear your thoughts, which is why we created this poll of the top Brooklyn Nets Coaches of All Time head coaches.

Kevin Loughery is the only Nets coach to lead the team to a championship. The Nets won two ABA championships in 1974 and 1976 under Loughery.

Byron Scott holds a franchise record for playoff wins as a coach with 25. Scott also led the Nets to two straight NBA finals in 2002 and 2003.

If you love basketball and the Brooklyn Nets Coaches of All Time, then help us decide who the best Brooklyn Nets Coaches of All Time coach is by voting up your top picks. You don't have to vote for the winningest Brooklyn Nets Coaches of All Time coach, but it's hard to argue against solid numbers.
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  • Byron Scott1
    39
    7

    Age59

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceOgden, Utah, United States of America

    Byron Anton Scott (born March 28, 1961) is an American professional basketball former head...  more
  • Kevin Loughery2
    20
    6

    Age80

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Kevin Michael Loughery (born March 28, 1940) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Chuck Daly3
    17
    6

    Chuck Daly

    1992–1994

    AgeDec. at 79 (1930-2009)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceSt. Marys, Pennsylvania

    Charles Jerome Daly (July 20, 1930 – May 9, 2009) was an American basketball head coach. He...  more
  • Bill Fitch4
    19
    8

    Bill Fitch

    1989-92

    Age86

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceDavenport, Iowa

    William Charles Fitch (born May 19, 1932) is an American former National Basketball...  more
  • Butch Beard5
    14
    4

    Butch Beard

    1994–1996

    Age73

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceHardinsburg, Kentucky

    Alfred "Butch" Beard Jr. (born May 5, 1947) is a former professional basketball player and...  more
  • Lawrence Frank6
    13
    6

    Lawrence Frank

    2004–2009

    Age50

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Lawrence Adam Frank (born August 23, 1970) is an American basketball coach who is currently...  more
  • Kiki Vandeweghe7
    12
    6

    Kiki Vandeweghe

    2009–2010

    Age62

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceWiesbaden, Germany

    Ernest Maurice "Kiki" VanDeWeghe III (born August 1, 1958) is an American basketball...  more
  • Lionel Hollins8
    13
    7

    Lionel Hollins

    2014–2016

    Age67

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceArkansas City, Kansas

    Lionel Eugene Hollins (born October 19, 1953) is an American professional basketball coach and...  more
  • Jason Kidd9
    12
    7

    Jason Kidd

    2013–2014

    Age47

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Jason Frederick Kidd (born March 23, 1973) is an American professional basketball coach and...  more
  • Larry Brown10
    13
    9

    Age80

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lawrence Harvey Brown (born September 14, 1940) is a former American basketball coach and...  more
  • Dave Wohl11
    10
    5

    Dave Wohl

    1985–1987

    Age71

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceFlushing, New York City, New York

    David Bruce Wohl (born November 2, 1949) is an American former basketball player and coach,...  more
  • Willis Reed12
    10
    5

    Willis Reed

    1988–1989

    Age78

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceHico, Louisiana, United States of America

    Willis Reed Jr. (born June 25, 1942) is an American retired basketball player, coach and...  more
  • Kenny Atkinson13
    Kenneth Neil Atkinson (born June 2, 1967) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
  • Lou Carnesecca14
    0
    1

    Lou Carnesecca

    Luigi P. Carnesecca (born January 5, 1925) is a retired American college basketball coach at...  more
  • Tony Brown15
    0
    1

    Tony Brown

    Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls

    Age60

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Anthony William Brown (born July 29, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
  • P. J. Carlesimo16
    9
    7

    P. J. Carlesimo

    2012–2013

    Age71

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceScranton, Pennsylvania

    Peter John Carlesimo (born May 30, 1949) is an American basketball coach, who coached in both...  more
  • Jacque Vaughn17
    0
    2

    Jacque Vaughn

    Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic

    Age45

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Jacque Vaughn (born February 11, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
  • Stan Albeck18
    0
    5

    Stan Albeck

    1983–1985

    Age89

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Stanley Albeck (born May 17, 1931) is a former professional basketball coach. Albeck...  more
  • Tom Barrise19
    7
    6

    Tom Barrise

    2009
    Tom Barrise born (February 3, 1954) is an American basketball coach who became the interim...  more
  • Bill Blair20

    Age73

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Henry Blair Jr. (born May 17, 1942) is an American retired basketball coach. Blair...  more
  • Bob MacKinnon21
    5
    5

    Bob MacKinnon

    1987–1988

    Age93

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Robert MacKinnon (December 5, 1927 – July 7, 2015) was an American college and professional...  more
  • Avery Johnson22
    6
    8

    Avery Johnson

    2010–2012

    Age55

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Avery DeWitt Johnson (born March 25, 1965) is an American basketball coach who is the former...  more
  • John Calipari23
    7
    12

    John Calipari

    1996–1999

    Age61

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMoon, Pennsylvania

    John Vincent Calipari (born February 10, 1959) is an American basketball coach. Since 2009, he...  more
  • Don Casey24
    5
    12

    Don Casey

    1999–2000
    Lawrence Donald Casey (born June 17, 1937) is a former professional and collegiate basketball...  more