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Rick Adelman
Personal information
Born June 16, 1946 (1946-06-16) (age 75)
Lynwood, California
Nationality Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight: 175 lbs (79 kg)
Career information
High school St. Pius X
(Downey, California)
College Loyola Marymount (1965–1968)
NBA Draft 1968 / Round: 7 / Pick: 79th
Selected by the San Diego Rockets
Playing career 1968–1975 (7 years)
Position Point Guard
Jersey no. 12, 21, 5
Coaching career 1977–2014 (37 years)
Career history

As player:

19681970 San Diego Rockets
19701973 Portland Trail Blazers
19731974 Chicago Bulls
1974–1975 New Orleans Jazz
1975 Kansas City–Omaha Kings

As coach:

1977–1983 Chemeketa CC
19831989 Portland Trail Blazers (assistant)
19891994 Portland Trail Blazers
19951997 Golden State Warriors
19992006 Sacramento Kings
20072011 Houston Rockets
20112014 Minnesota Timberwolves
Career highlights and awards

As player:

  • WCC Player of the Year (1968)
  • 2× First-team All-WCC (1967, 1968)

As coach:

NBA.com profile profile

Richard Leonard Adelman (born June 16, 1946) is an American retired professional basketball player and coach.

He coached 23 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He served as head coach of the Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves.

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