The 6 Worst Coaching Hires of the Past 25 Years


6. Mike Brown, L.A. Lakers

Seeing how Mike Brown coached a talent like LeBron James in Cleveland, one wouldn’t think that he had what it takes to coach someone with esteem talent. That still didn’t hold back the Lakers from hiring Brown before the 2011 season to replace legendary head coach Phil Jackson. Look, Brown is a hell of a coach, an unbelievable defensive mind and a good guy, but he lacks creativity on the offensive end to ever truly compete for a championship.  It’s just that teams have to be able to score to win, and Brown’s teams just don’t seem to do that enough—at least when it comes to winning championships.  Sure enough, he was canned from the Cavs.

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