Jamahl Mosley
Orlando Magic
PositionHead coach
Personal information
Born (1978-10-06) October 6, 1978 (age 43)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolRancho Buena Vista
(Vista, California)
CollegeColorado (1997–2001)
NBA draft2001 / Undrafted
Playing career2001–2005
Coaching career2005–present
Career history
As player:
2001Petroleros de Salamanca
2001–2003Victoria Titans / Giants
2003–2004Baloncesto León
2005Seoul Samsung Thunders
As coach:
20052007Denver Nuggets (player development)
20072010Denver Nuggets (assistant)
20102014Cleveland Cavaliers (assistant)
20142021Dallas Mavericks (assistant)
2021–presentOrlando Magic
Career highlights and awards
As player:

Jamahl Mosley (born October 6, 1978) is an American professional basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Colorado Buffaloes and professionally for four seasons overseas.

Mosley began his coaching career in 2005 as a player development coach for the Denver Nuggets. He was promoted to assistant coach in 2007 and served in the same capacity for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Dallas Mavericks. After seven years with the Mavericks, Mosley was hired as head coach for the Orlando Magic in 2021.

Playing career

Mosley played college basketball for the Colorado Buffaloes and was a third-team All-Big 12 selection in 2000.[1] He began his career in Mexico with Petroleros de Salamanca in 2001 before he joined the Victoria Titans of the Australian National Basketball League (NBL) and was named the league's Best Sixth Man in 2002.[2] Mosley signed with Baloncesto León in 2003 and played there for one season.[2][3] He split the 2004–05 season with Korihait in Finland and the Seoul Samsung Thunders in South Korea where he finished his playing career.[3][4]

Coaching career

Mosley joined the Denver Nuggets of the NBA as a player development coach and scout in 2005.[5] He was promoted to an assistant coach in 2007.[5] Mosley worked as an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2010 to 2014.[5] He joined the Dallas Mavericks as an assistant coach in 2014.[5] Mosley became the Mavericks' defensive coordinator in 2018 and was responsible for the team's defensive strategies.[5]

On July 11, 2021, Mosley was named as head coach of the Orlando Magic.[6]


Regular season G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win–loss %
Playoffs PG Playoff games PW Playoff wins PL Playoff losses PW–L % Playoff win–loss %
Team Year G W L W–L% Finish PG PW PL PW–L% Result
Orlando 2021–22 82 22 60 .268 5th in Southeast Missed playoffs
Career 82 22 60 .268 0 0 0


  1. ^ "All-Big 12 Awards" (PDF). Big 12 Sports. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Operation Mosley is only hanging on the fringes". Diario de León (in Spanish). July 8, 2003. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Jamahl Mosley". Proballers. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  4. ^ "Cleveland Cavaliers reinforces Mike Brown's staff". Basket4us (in Spanish). June 3, 2013. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Jamahl Mosley". Dallas Mavericks. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  6. ^ "Orlando Magic Name Jamahl Mosley Head Coach". Orlando Magic. July 11, 2021. Retrieved July 11, 2021.