NBA Power Rankings: Top 10 Overachieving Coaches In The NBA Playoffs

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Some NBA coaches have developed a reputation for not being able to come through in the NBA playoffs. Coaches such as Rick Adelman and George Karl pop immediately to mind when thinking of coaches who might have underachieved in their playoff coaching careers.

But there is also a group of coaches who have done more with less, coaches who took teams to unexpected heights despite taking lightly regarded teams into the postseason.

Here are the top 10 overachieving coaches in the NBA playoffs from the last 30 seasons, beginning with the 1983-84 season when the playoffs were expanded to 16 teams.

 

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