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John Robert Wooden
(born October 14, 1910) is a retired American basketball coach. He is a
member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player (class of 1961)
and as a coach (class of 1973). He was the first person ever enshrined
in both categories; only Lenny Wilkens and Bill Sharman have since been
so honored. His 10 NCAA National Championships in 12 years while at
UCLA are unmatched by any other college basketball coach. Read more here.
September 17, 1945 in Deer Lodge, Montana) is a former American
professional basketball player and the current head coach of the Los
Angeles Lakers. His reputation was established as head coach of the
Chicago Bulls from 1989 through 1998; during his tenure, Chicago won
six NBA titles. His next team, the Los Angeles Lakers, won three
consecutive NBA titles from 2000-2002. Read more here.
Patrick James "Pat"
(born March 20, 1945) is a former American National Basketball
Association player and coach and the current team president of the
Miami Heat. Widely regarded as one of the greatest NBA coaches of all
time, Riley has served as the head coach of five championship teams and
an assistant coach to another. He most recently won the 2006 NBA
Championship with the Miami Heat. Read more here.
began his coaching career in 1948 in Leningrad with LGS Spartak. In
1953 he became the coach of ASK Riga, an army club, leading the team to
five Soviet league titles and three consecutive European Cups from 1958
to 1960. In 1969 he was appointed coach of CSKA Moscow until 1980,
leading the club to 9 Soviet Union national league championships
(1970-1974, 1976-1979)... Read more here.
Aleksandar Nikolic (October
28, 1924 – March 12, 2000) was a renowned Serbian basketball player and
coach from Yugoslavia. He is considered to be so instrumental and
important to the game's development in the country that he is often
referred to as the Father of Yugoslav basketball.
Nikolic was born in Sarajevo, but moved to the capital Belgrade at a
young age. Read more here.
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