Larry Brown
Larry Brown
Brown sideline during a SMU game.
Personal information
Born September 14, 1940 (1940-09-14) (age 79)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Physical stats
Listed height 5 ft 9 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 165 lbs (93 kg)
Coaching information
Best record 65-19 (NBA) (1974-75)
Titles NBA: 1 (2003-04)
NCAA: 1 (1987-88)
Coaching career 1972-present (48 years)
Player information
Position Point guard
High school (Lido Beach, New York)
College North Carolina (1960-1963)
NBA Draft 1963 / Round: 7 / Pick: 55th
Selected by the Baltimore Bullets
Playing career 1967-1972 (5 years)
Career history
as player
1967-1968 New Orleans Buccaneers
1968-1969   Oakland Oaks (ABA)
1969-1970 Washington Caps
1970-1971 Virginia Squires
1971-1972 Denver Rockets
as coach
1965-1967 North Carolina (asst.)
1972-1974 Carolina Cougars
1974-1979 Denver Nuggets
1979-1981 UCLA
1981-1983 New Jersey Nets
1983-1988 Kansas (NCAA championship)
1988-1992 San Antonio Spurs
1992-1993   Los Angeles Clippers
1993-1997 Indiana Pacers
1997-2003 Philadelphia 76ers
2003-2005   Detroit Pistons (NBA championship)
2005-2006 New York Knicks
2008-2010 Charlotte Bobcats
2012-2016 SMU
Career highlights and awards
  • ABA champion (1969)
  • ABA All-Star MVP (1968)
  • 3× ABA All-Star (1968–1970)
  • All-ABA Second Team (1968)

Lawrence Harvey "Larry" Brown (born September 14, 1940) is an American basketball coach and former professional basketball player. He has been a college and professional basketball coach since 1975. He has won over 1,000 professional games in the ABA and the NBA and is the only coach in NBA history to lead eight different teams to the playoffs. He is also the only person ever to coach two NBA franchises in the same season (San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers during the 1992–93 NBA season[1]). He is 1,285–853 in his career. He is also the only coach in history to win both an NCAA National Championship (Kansas 1988) and an NBA Championship (Detroit 2004).

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