Who are the best Indiana Pacers coaches of all time? In their time as an NBA franchise, the Indiana Pacers have gone through many different head coaches, all with different personalities and coaching styles. With that said, who is the best Indiana Pacers coach of all time? Which Indiana Pacers coaches do you love?
Bobby Leonard is the only Pacers coach to win a championship for the organization. Leonard's Pacers won three ABA championship in 1970, 1972, and 1973. Larry Bird holds a team records for highest post season win percentage with .615. Bird also won the 1997-1998 NBA Coach of the Year Award.
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1993–1997Lawrence Harvey Brown (born September 14, 1940) is a former American basketball coach and player who was most recently the head coach for Auxilium Torino of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA) and ...more
1968–1980William Robert "Slick" Leonard (born July 17, 1932) is an American former professional basketball player and coach.
1997–2000Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player, former coach, and former executive who most recently served as President of Basketball Operations for the ...more
2003–2007, 2021 -Richard Preston Carlisle ( KAR-lyle; born October 27, 1959) is an American basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association ...more
2011–2016Frank Paul Vogel (born June 21, 1973) is an American professional basketball coach. He previously served as the head coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic of the National ...more
1990–1993Robert W. Hill (born November 24, 1948) is an American basketball coach. Hill grew up in Mount Sterling, Ohio, moving to Worthington, Ohio for high school. Hill attended Bowling Green State ...more
1984–1986, 1988–1989George R. Irvine (February 1, 1948 – May 8, 2017) was an American professional basketball player and coach. A 6'6" forward, Irvine played collegiately at the University of Washington, where he was ...more
2007–2011James Francis Xavier O'Brien (born February 11, 1952) is an American basketball coach.
1986–1988John Travilla Ramsay (February 21, 1925 – April 28, 2014) was an American basketball coach, commonly known as "Dr. Jack" (as he held an earned doctorate). He was best known for leading the Portland ...more
1989–1990Richard Patrick Versace (born April 16, 1940) is a former basketball coach and executive. He is also the first American of Puerto Rican descent to have coached a National Basketball Association (NBA) ...more
1988Melvin Joe Daniels (July 20, 1944 – October 30, 2015) was an American professional basketball player. He played in the American Basketball Association (ABA) for the Minnesota Muskies, Indiana Pacers, ...more
2016–2020Nathaniel McMillan (born August 3, 1964) is an American basketball coach and former player who is the head coach for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He coached the ...more
2000–2003Isiah Lord Thomas III (born April 30, 1961) is an American former basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A point guard, the ...more
1967–1968Lawrence Joseph Staverman (October 11, 1936 – July 12, 2007) was an American professional basketball player and coach. A 6' 7" forward from Villa Madonna College (now known as Thomas More College), ...more
2020–2021Nate Bjorkgren (BEE-ork-Gren; born June 20, 1975) is an American basketball coach, currently an assistant coach for The Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more