basketball Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time  

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

Rudy Tomjanovich is the only Rockets head coach to win an NBA Finals. Tomjanovich would win it in back-to-back seasons in 1994 and 1995.

Tom Nissalke was the first Rockets head coach to win NBA Coach of the Year. Nissalke would win the coveted award in 1977, his first season as coach of the team.

If you love basketball and the Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time, then help us decide who the best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time coach is by voting up your top picks. You don't have to vote for the winningest Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time coach, but it's hard to argue against solid numbers.
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Rudy Tomjanovich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Rudy Tomjanovich 1992–2003

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Bill Fitch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Bill Fitch 1983–1988

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13 2
Mike D'Antoni is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Mike D'Antoni 2016-present

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7 2
Jeff Van Gundy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Jeff Van Gundy 2003–2007

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6 3
Rick Adelman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Rick Adelman 2007–2011

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6 4
Kevin McHale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Kevin McHale 2011–2015

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4 5
Don Chaney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Don Chaney 1988–1992

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1 4
Johnny Egan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Johnny Egan 1973–1976

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1 4
Tom Nissalke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Tom Nissalke 1976–1979

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Tex Winter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Houston Rockets Coaches of All Time
Tex Winter 1971-1973