Basketball Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time  

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In their time as an NBA franchise, the Chicago Bulls 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 Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time coach of all time? We want to hear your thoughts, which is why we created this poll of the top Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time head coaches.

The first time the Bulls would win a championship was in 1991 under Phil Jackson. Jackson's Bulls would win five additional NBA championships in the same decade.

Other than Jackson, the only Bulls head coach in the NBA Hall of Fame is Jerry Sloan. Sloan also holds a special place in Bulls fan's hearts because he played for the team for ten seasons between 1966-1976.

If you love basketball and the Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time, then help us decide who the best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time coach is by voting up your top picks. You don't have to vote for the winningest Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time coach, but it's hard to argue against solid numbers.
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Phil Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1989–1998 Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson is an American professional basketball executive, former coach and former player, currently serving as president of the New York Knicks in the National ...more

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Tom Thibodeau is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
2010–2015 Thomas Joseph Thibodeau Jr. (born January 17, 1958) is an American basketball coach who is head coach and president of basketball operations of the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National ...more

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Jerry Sloan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1979–1982 Gerald Eugene "Jerry" Sloan is an American former National Basketball Association player and head coach, and a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame. Former NBA commissioner David ...more

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Dick Motta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1968–1976 John Richard "Dick" Motta is a former basketball coach whose career in the National Basketball Association spanned 25 years, and he continues to rank among the NBA's all-time top 10 in ...more

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Doug Collins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1986–1989 Paul Douglas "Doug" Collins is an American retired basketball player. He was the first overall pick of the 1973 NBA draft and a four-time NBA All-Star. He has also been an NBA coach, ...more

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Bill Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
2001–2003 James William "Bill" Cartwright is a retired American NBA basketball player and a former head coach with the Chicago Bulls. A 7'1" center, he played 16 seasons for the New York ...more

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Scott Skiles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
2003–2007 Scott Allen Skiles is an American former professional basketball player and the former head coach of the NBA's Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls, and Milwaukee Bucks. Skiles holds the NBA record for ...more

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Tim Floyd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1998–2001 Tim Floyd is an American college basketball coach and the current head coach of the University of Texas at El Paso Miners men's basketball team. He is also a former head coach of several teams ...more

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Fred Hoiberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
2015–present Fredrick Kristian Hoiberg (born October 15, 1972) is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He currently serves as the head coach for the Chicago Bulls of the National ...more

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Rod Thorn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1982 Rodney King "Rod" Thorn is an American basketball executive and a former player and coach.

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Ed Badger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
Ed Badger 1976–1978 Ed Badger is a former college and professional basketball coach. Badger played College basketball at the University of Iowa, and later for the U.S. Air Force and division teams. He would get his ...more

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Phil Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1982 Philip Donald "Phil" Johnson is a former college basketball player and a former basketball coach. He played college basketball at Utah State University and Weber State, and has coached ...more

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Vinny Del Negro is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
2008–2010 Vincent Joseph "Vinny" Del Negro is a retired American basketball player. He was the head coach of the NBA's Chicago Bulls from 2008 until 2010, and the Los Angeles Clippers from 2010 ...more

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Bill Berry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
Bill Berry 2001 William Edward "Bill" Berry is an American retired basketball coach.

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Johnny Kerr is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1966–1968 John Graham “Johnny” “Red” Kerr was an American basketball player, coach, and color commentator. He played in the NBA from 1954 to 1966, mainly as a member of the Syracuse Nationals. He later ...more

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Larry Costello is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1978–1979 Lawrence Ronald "Larry" Costello was an American professional basketball player and coach. He was known as the National Basketball Association's last two-handed set shooter. After ...more

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Scotty Robertson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1979 Robert Scott Robertson, III, known as Scotty Robertson, was an American basketball coach. He was the first coach for the New Orleans Jazz, and he later coached the Chicago Bulls and the Detroit ...more

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Stan Albeck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1985–1986 Stan Albeck is a former professional basketball coach. Albeck has coached for several teams in the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association, including the Denver ...more

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Kevin Loughery is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1983–1985 Kevin Michael Loughery is an American former professional basketball player and coach.

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Pete Myers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
2007 Peter Eddie "Pete" Myers is an American former professional basketball player.

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Paul Westhead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
1982–1983 Paul Westhead is an American basketball coach who most recently was the head coach of the University of Oregon women's team. He has previously been a head coach for three National Basketball ...more

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Jim Boylan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time
2007–2008 Jim Boylan is an American basketball coach. He served as the interim head coach for the Chicago Bulls for part of the 2007–08 NBA season. He also served as an interim coach for the Milwaukee ...more