All we know about players’ salaries more or less but we hardly know about coaches’ salaries because they don’t share them publicly. Each team hired a coach with a large account of money. Generally, a coach’s salary is fixed by the NBA according to their ability, experience, reputation, and achievements. We have tried to sort out the salaries of the National Basketball Association (NBA) coaches (2021/22).
NBA Coaches Salary
||San Antonio Spurs
||Golden State Warriors
|Wes Unseld Jr.
||Los Angeles Clippers
||New York Knicks
|J. B. Bickerstaff
||Oklahoma City Thunder
||Portland Trail Blazers
||Los Angeles Lakers
||New Orleans Pelicans
Top 10 Highest Paid NBA Coaches.
Gregg Popovich is mostly known as “ Pop Coach” or “Pop” and he is also one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA. He is the president and head coach of the San Antonio Spurs. His journey started with San Antonio Spurs in 1996 and wins a record number of championships. At the 2020 Summer Olympics, he was the head coach of the US National Team and led the gold medal. His annual salary is approximately $11 million which is the hights ever.
Doc River former star basketball player and the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers. As head coach of the Celtics, he won the NBA Championship in 2008. He also trained the Los Angels Clippers, Orlando Magic, San Antonio Spurs, etc. In his career as both a player and coach, he is a bright star.
Since 2020 Steve is the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets and it is the first time he is hired as a coach but he had a glorious career as a player. So many awards and championships are placed in his showcase. As a coach without any experience, he demanded a huge amount of money, every year Brooklyn Nets pay him $8.7 million. The franchise relies on Nash.
Another highly demanded coach is Steve Kerr. He was appointed as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors in 2014. Once he played Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail Blazers, and so on. In 2015-2016 The Golden Warriors won almost 75 games led by Kerr. He is very hard working and enthusiastic in his respect. The warriors have to go through a tied schedule of training under their coach Kerr’s guidance.
Nick Nurse is an American basketball coach. Once he was a star player in his college days. Since 1990 he is working as a coach with several teams. Now he is the head coach of the Toronto Raptors. In 2019 Toronto won their first NBA title under Nurse’s leadership and Nurse was awarded the coach of the year in 2020.
Rick Carlisle is the head coach of the Indiana Pacers since 2021. He had been coaching many renowned teams. He won the NBA Championship in 1986 as a player and in 2011 as a coach. 62 years old Rick Carlisle is paid $7.25 million by Indiana Pacers every year. He is hoping for the upcoming championship with Indiana Pacers.
In 2018 Dwane Casey was awarded NBA Coach of the year when he had been in the Toronto Raptors later he was appointed as the head coach of the Detroit Pistons in 2018. He is a very demanding person and very swift in his job. He trained well his fellow and achieved much dignity.
Los Angeles Clippers head coach Ty Lue won NBA Championship in his first three seasons. Los Angeles hired him in 2020. When he was a player he won many awards. He also won NBA All-Star head coach in 2016. The Clippers want to win the next championship under his instructions.
Billy Donovan has been serving the Chicago Bulls as head coach since 2020. This American coach had won many championships when he was a player. As a coach, he has won dozen of awards. He is paid $0.5 million per month by the Chicago Bulls.
He worked as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs for a long time. Now he is serving as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks since 2018. He is at the bottom of the top 10 hights paid NBA coaches on the scale of salary. Milwaukee Bucks pay him $6 million yearly. As a head coach, he won the NBA Champion in 2021.
Note: All the information has been collected from reliable sources but it may be changed by the authorities.