Coaches The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time  

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

Bill Fitch was the Cavaliers first head coach and coached the team for nine seasons. Fitch has won more regular season games, 738, than any other coach in team history. Chuck Daly is widely regarded to be one of the best head coaches of all time. In 2008 NBA.com named Daly one of the ten best coaches in the history of the game (Fitch was also on that list).

If you love basketball and the Cleveland Cavaliers, then help us decide who the best Cleveland Cavaliers coach is by voting up your top picks. You don't have to vote for the winningest Cleveland Cavaliers coach, but it's hard to argue against solid numbers.

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21 7
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
林倞宇 added LeBron James Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Cavaliers

2
21 9
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Lenny Wilkens 1986–1993

3
12 8
Chuck Daly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Chuck Daly 1981–1982

4
11 9
Bill Fitch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Bill Fitch 1970–1979

5
9 7
George Karl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
George Karl 1984–1986

6
8 7
Mike Fratello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Mike Fratello 1993–1999

7
5 5
Stan Albeck is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Stan Albeck 1979–1980

8
8 9
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Byron Scott 2010–2013

9
4 6
Bob Kloppenburg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time

10
4 6
Randy Wittman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Randy Wittman 1999–2001

11
3 5
Keith Smart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time

12
9 12
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Mike Brown 2005–2010

13
4 7
Bill Musselman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time

14
4 7
Paul Silas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Paul Silas 2003–2005

15
2 7
Brendan Malone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time

16
2 7
Don Delaney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time

17
1 7
Tom Nissalke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
Tom Nissalke 1982–1984

18
1 7
Gene Littles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time

19
0 8
John Lucas III is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cleveland Cavaliers Coaches of All Time
John Lucas III 2001–2003