Who Are the NBA’s Next Players Turned Coaches?

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  • Manu Ginobili, San Antonio Spurs,
  • Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers
  • Paul Pierce, Brooklyn Nets
  • Chauncey Billups, Sacramento Kings
  • Mike James, Chicago Bulls
  • Ray Allen, Miami Heat
  • Jason Terry, Sacramento Kings, Doc Rivers, Rick Carlisle, Mavericks
  • Andre Miller, Washington Wizards
  • Derek Fisher, Jason Kidd, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Phil Jackson

Paul Pierce

There’s no doubting that Paul Pierce made his teammates better and demanded excellence. Would “The Truth” be able to accomplish the same as an NBA head coach? We’d be willing to roll the dice on saying yes, he would. He played several years for the Boston Celtics under Doc Rivers, who himself was an NBA guard before turning coach. Truth.

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