Basketball’s Ripest Coaching Tree

No the bearded and pompous Phil Jackson is not involved.

1. Edwina “Eddie” Franklin

The coach that can take credit for launching the career of 7 NBA head coaches and 1 NCAA head coach is Edwina “Eddie” Franklin. The 1996 cult (if a cult have one member) classic “Eddie” starring Whoopi Goldberg features the following current or former head coaches in the movie.

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