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The following chart presents NBA coaches salaries for the ’04-05 season (GASTON GAZETTE, 1/24).'04-05 NBA COACHES SALARIESRK
COACH (NOTE) TEAMSALARYTERM (YRS.)CONTRACT ENDSAVG. SALARY1 Rick Adelman (a) Kings$13.75M22004-05$6.875M2 Rudy Tomjanovich Lakers$30M52007-08$6M3 Jerry Sloan (b) Jazz$11M22005-06$5.5M4 Don Nelson (c) Mavericks$15.3M32005-06$5.1M5t Larry Brown Pistons$25M52007-08$5M5t Doc Rivers Celtics$20M42007-08$5M5t Flip Saunders T'Wolves$25M52005-06$5M5t Jeff Van Gundy Rockets$20M42006-07$5M9t Rick Carlisle Pacers$16M42006-07$4M9t Mike Fratello (d) Grizzlies$16M42007-08$4M9t Jim O'Brien (e) 76ers$12M32006-07$4M9t Gregg Popovich (f) Spurs$20M52007-08$4M9t Paul Silas Cavaliers$16M42006-07$4M9t Lenny Wilkens (g) Knicks$12M32006-07$4M15 Byron Scott (e) Hornets$10M32006-07$3.33M16t Bernie Bickerstaff Bobcats$12M42006-07$3M16t Mike Dunleavy Clippers$12M42006-07$3M16t Eddie Jordan Wizards$6M22006-07$3M16t Mike Montgomery Warriors$12M42007-08$3M16t Stan Van Gundy Heat$6M22004-05$3M21 Nate McMillan Supersonics$10.8M42004-05$2.7M22 Lawrence Frank Nets$10M42007-08$2.5M23t Scott Skiles Bulls$6M32005-06$2M23t Mike Woodson Hawks$8M42007-08$2M25 Mike D'Antoni Suns$5.4M32006-07$1.8M26 Sam Mitchell Raptors$4.9M32006-07$1.63M27t Maurice Cheeks (h) Trailblazers$3M22005-06$1.5M27t Terry Porter Bucks$6M42003-04$1.5M29t Jeff Bzdelik (i) Nuggets$3M32004-05$1M29t Johnny Davis Magic$222004-05$1M
NOTES: (a) Current contract is two-year extension for $13.75M signed before the ’03-04 season. (b) Current contract is two-year extension for $11M signed before the ’03-04 season. (c) Includes contract with team for consultant’s role through 2010-11. (d) In November ’04, Fratello replaced Hubie Brown, who retired with a three-year, $10M contract that would have ended in ’04-05. (e) Team has option for ’07-08 season. (f) Has two-year extension for $11M beginning ’06-07 season. (g) Resigned in January ’05, with Herb Williams taking over as interim coach. (h) Originally signed four-year, $6M deal before ’01-02 season, then signed two-year, $3M extension during ’03-04 season. (i) Fired in December ’04, with Michael Cooper taking over as interim coach. The Nuggets named George Karl head coach on January 27.