1,000-Win Masterminds
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Larry Brown (1098 wins)
Serving as a head coach in the NBA for 26 years, Larry Brown made a name for himself as one of the most hard-nosed leaders in the league. After carving out a legendary career as a college coach and with the Nuggets in the ABA, Brown became associated with several NBA teams in his long career. He had some famous runs with the Pacers and the 76ers (whom he took to the Finals in 2001), before finding coaching nirvana in Detroit, to whom he delivered the 2004 NBA Championship. The 2001 Coach of the Year last coached the NBA in 2010 (the Bobcats) and is now head coach of the SMU Mustangs college basketball team.