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Chuck Daly
Personal information
Born July 20, 1930
Kane, Pennsylvania
Died May 9, 2009 (aged 78)
Jupiter, Florida
Nationality Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
Career information
High school Kane
(Kane, Pennsylvania)
College Bloomsburg (1950–1952)
Coaching career 1955–1999 (44 years)
Career history

As coach:

1955–1963 Punxsutawney HS
1963–1969 Duke (assistant)
1969–1971 Boston College
1971–1977 Penn
19781981 Philadelphia 76ers (assistant)
1981–1982 Cleveland Cavaliers
19831992 Detroit Pistons
19921994 New Jersey Nets
19971999 Orlando Magic
Career highlights and awards

As head coach:

As assistant coach:

  • 3× NCAA Final Four Appearances (1963, 1964, 1966)
  • 3× ACC Conference Tournament champions (1963, 1964, 1966)
  • 4× ACC Regular Season champions (1963–1966)
NBA.com profile profile

Charles Jerome Daly (July 20, 1930 – May 9, 2009) was an American basketball head coach.

He led the Detroit Pistons to two consecutive National Basketball Association (NBA) championships in 1989 and 1990, and the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team ("The Dream Team") to the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Daly is a two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, being inducted in 1994 for his individual coaching career, and in 2010 was posthumously inducted as the head coach of the "Dream Team". The Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award is named after him.

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