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Coaches The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked  

Ranker NBA
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List Rules Vote up the greatest leaders on the court.

Every great team needs a great coach, and the Miami Heat has had some truly remarkable ones. But who are the best - and worst - coaches of them all? Some top Heat coaches prioritized defense while other former Heat head coaches developed genius offensive plays. A few Miami Heat coaches were once basketball players themselves.

Who will you vote to the top of this list of famous Miami Heat head coaches? Pat Riley began his coaching stint with the Heat in 1995, and led them to a championship in 2006. Riley was named NBA Coach of the Year on three occasions. After almost a decade as an assistant coach, Stan Van Gundy became the head coach of the Heat from 2003-2005. Other good coaches of the Miami Heat include Alvin Gentry, Ron Rothstein, and Kevin Loughery.

Which Miami Heat coach is the best? Give your personal picks a thumbs up to move them to the top of the list.

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Pat Riley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked
age 73

2
8 2
Erik Spoelstra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked

3
4 1
Stan Van Gundy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked

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3 1
Alvin Gentry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked
age 64

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2 1
Kevin Loughery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked

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1 2
Ron Rothstein is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked
age 76