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Chart: Great college coaches who weren't great in NBA

  • April 26, 2014 - 5:53 PM

ONE GIANT LEAP

Coaches who have tried to transition from the college game to the NBA, with limited success:

Coach NBA teams NBA seasons W-L College record

Rick Pitino N.Y., Boston 5½ 192-220 (.466) 693-241 (.742)

Jerry Tarkanian San Antonio ¼ 9-11 (.450) 729-201 (.784)#

P.J. Carlesimo *Five (see below) 7 239-315 (.431) 277-259 (.517)

Mike Montgomery Golden State 2 68-96 (.415) 676-318 (.680)

John Calipari New Jersey 2-plus 72-112 (.391) 597-177 (.771)#

Lon Kruger Atlanta 2-plus 69-122 (.361) 537-342 (.611)

Brad Stevens Boston 1 25-57 (.305) 166-49 (.772)

Tim Floyd Chicago, New Orleans 4-plus 90-231 (.280) 408-233 (.637)#

Leonard Hamilton Washington 1 19-63 (.232) 441-367 (.546)

# Does not include games later vacated because of NCAA violations * Coached Portland, Golden State, Seattle, Oklahoma City, Brooklyn

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