- Famous Name Chris Finch
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Chris Finch
- Birth Place Cambridge, Ohio
- Famous Name Chris Finch
- Net Worth $1 million
- Position in Team Head coach
- Current team Minnesota Timberwolves
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Profession NBA Head Coach
- Currently Married Yes
Chris Finch is an American basketball coach who stands as the current head coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Early in his career, he served as an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, and Toronto Raptors. A former player, Finch went undrafted in the 1992 NBA Draft but played in the Sheffield Sharks of the British Basketball League.
Cambridge, Ohio native, Chris Finch was born on 6th November 1969, under the star sign Scorpio. The fifty-one years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. He is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1991 where he was 2X NCAA Division III All-American.
How Much Is Chris Finch's Net Worth In 2022?
Since 2011, Chris Finch has worked for various NBA franchises as their assistant coach and in 2021 finally landed his dream job, the head coach at Minnesota Timberwolves. In February, Finch and Raptors signed a multi-year deal but none of the party has disclosed the financial details (salary and bonuses).
Not to mention, an NBA head coach’s salary has to be one of the highest coaching salaries in world sport. The Average head coach makes around $3 million with the top one's earning somewhere in the brackets of $7 to $11 million. Hence, Finch who is new as head coach might get paid at least $2 million per annum.
As of 2022, Chris Finch has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Is Chris Finch Married? Know His Personal Life
To those who do not know, Chris Finch is a happily married man. However, the Minnesota Timberwolves head coach prefers his love life as secret as possible.
He has not leaked any information about his wife and children. Additionally, he is nowhere to be found on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Finch began his coaching career with the Sheffield Sharks of the British Basketball League. Under his belt, Sharks saw several titles, making the franchise the most successful in league history.
In 2003, he joined the German Basketball Bundesliga side of the Gießen 46ers. Unlike in England, the German team had a horrible year, and Finch was fired. Finch then moved to Belgium, where he was the head coach of Euphony Bree (2004-2007), winning Bree's first and only Belgian Basketball League championship in 2005.
He then moved to Bree's rivals, Dexia Mons-Hainaut, bringing several players with him.
In 2009, Finch returned to the United States and began working as the head coach of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, of the NBA D-League. During his stint, the Vipers went 34–16, finishing in first place in the Western Conference, and earned the franchise's first playoff berth.
In 2011, Finch was appointed as an assistant head coach for the Houston Rockets 2011. On 8th August 2016, he joined the Denver Nuggets as the assistant head coach.
On 8th June 2017, Finch was officially hired by the New Orleans Pelicans as the associate head coach alongside Alvin Gentry. However, he was not retained by the Pelicans on 16th November 2020.
On 4th December 2020, Finch was named a new member of the coaching staff for the Toronto Raptors.
On 22nd February 2021, the Minnesota Timberwolves named Finch as the team's new head coach.
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