Jackson
Jackson
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson became the league’s all-time leader in postseason coaching victories when his team swept the New Jersey Nets in NBA Finals 2002 on Wednesday, June 12. Including the Lakers' victory in Game 4 of NBA Finals 2002, Jackson has won 156 career playoff contests, placing him in first-place ahead of Pat Riley:



MOST CAREER PLAYOFF COACHING VICTORIES
(Includes games played through June 12)


CoachW-LPct.
Phil Jackson156-54.743
Pat Riley155-100.608
Red Auerbach99-69.589
K.C. Jones81-57.587
Lenny Wilkens80-94.460
Jerry Sloan77-76.503
Chuck Daly75-51.595
Billy Cunningham66-39.629
Larry Brown63-66.488
John Kundla60-35.632