The Highest-Paid NBA Coach 2010-2011


Phil Jackson

Los Angeles Lakers (NBA)

Annual salary: $10.3 million
Career record: 1,098-460 (.705)
Titles: 10

The whacky Zen master knows what he’s doing. Numbers show players joining Jackson’s teams improve their play, proving he’s more than the beneficiary of coaching a few superstars. He’s reportedly close to re-upping with the Lakers for $12 million a year.