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Highest NBA Coach Salaries
Here is a list of the top 10 highest paid NBA coaches:
10. Fred Hoiberg – $25 million
He is currently the head coach for the Chicago Bulls. When he was younger he also played ball in the NBA, he had a good professional career and managed to get in on various teams that command respect, such as the Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, and Minnesota Timberwolves.
As a head coach he was in charge of Iowa State from 2010 to 2015, from then on he went back to one of the teams he played on his career. He’s been fulfilling his task as head coach of the Chicago Bulls since then and at least until 2019 or 2020. The latest contract that he signed with the team is for 4 to 5 years and it’s worth $25 million dollars, earning him a position in this list of highest paid NBA coach salaries.
9. Luke Walton – $25 million
Walton is currently the head coach for the L.A. Lakers. He’s also had his own share of playtime in great teams like Los Angeles Lakers, and the Cleveland Cavaliers. His coaching career started on 2011 as an assistant on Memphis Grizzlies, where he lasted only 3 years.
Later on, he moved to the Golden State Warriors in 2014, where he only lasted 2 years and then he moved to his current home, the L.A. Lakers, in which he’ll be at least until 2020 or 2021. The latest contract that he signed with the team is for 5 years and it’s worth $25 million dollars.