SACRAMENTO KINGS HEAD COACH
Mike Brown is the Head Coach of the Sacramento Kings. On May 9, 2022, Brown became the 31st Head Coach* in Kings history.
Coach Mike Brown’s first season as an Assistant Coach was with the Washington Wizards (1997-1999) under Bernie Bickerstaff. Coach Brown was later an Assistant Coach with the San Antonio Spurs, under Head Coach Gregg Popovich (2000-2003). In three seasons, the Spurs won the NBA Finals (2003), won two Western Conference Championships (2002 & 2003) and reached the playoffs in all three seasons. Coach Brown then became an Assistant Coach with the Indiana Pacers, under Head Coach Rick Carlisle (2003, where he helped lead the team to two consecutive playoff appearances and a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. After his tenure in Indiana, Coach Mike Brown became the Head Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers (2005-2010). As the Head Coach of the Cavaliers, Coach Brown had an NBA Finals appearance (2007), two Eastern Conference Finals appearances (2007 & 2009) and won the NBA Coach of the Year (2009). In 2011, Coach Brown became the Head Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and lead to the team to the playoff during the NBA’s lockout year. Following his time in Los Angeles, Mike Brown became the Head Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers for his second stint with the team. In 2016, Coach Brown became an Assistant Coach for the Golden State Warriors under Head Coach Steve Kerr. In his time with the Warriors, Coach Brown won three NBA Championships in four NBA Finals appearances (2017, 2018, & 2022).
Mike Brown was born on March 5, 1970, Columbus, Ohio. Brown attended Würzburg American High School, in Würzburg Germany and went on the play at Mesa Community College for two years and then the University of San Diego – Brown graduated from the University of San Diego and received a Bachelor of Business Administration. Coach Mike Brown was named the Head Coach of the Nigerian National Team in 2020. Coach Brown and his wife, Carolyn, have two children (Cameron & Elijah).
*Inclusive of Full-Time and Interim Head Coaches