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Larry Brown

Lawrence Harvey Brown

Born: September 14, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York
High School: Long Beach in Long Beach, New York
College: University of North Carolina
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Coach in 2002 (Full List)
As Player: 376 G, 11.2 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 6.7 APG (Full Record)
As Executive: PHI franchise, 1997-1998 (Full Record)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com

Coaching Record

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Age Lg Tm G W L W/L% W > .500 Finish G W L W/L% Notes
1972-73 32 ABA CAR 84 57 27 .679 15.0 1 12 7 5 .583
1973-74 33 ABA CAR 84 47 37 .560 5.0 3 4 0 4 .000
1974-75 34 ABA DNA 84 65 19 .774 23.0 1 13 7 6 .538
1975-76 35 ABA DNA 84 60 24 .714 18.0 1 13 6 7 .462
1976-77 36 NBA DEN 82 50 32 .610 9.0 1 6 2 4 .333
1977-78 37 NBA DEN 82 48 34 .585 7.0 1 13 6 7 .462
1978-79 38 NBA DEN 53 28 25 .528 1.5 2
1981-82 41 NBA NJN 82 44 38 .537 3.0 3 2 0 2 .000
1982-83 42 NBA NJN 76 47 29 .618 9.0 3
1988-89 48 NBA SAS 82 21 61 .256 -20.0 5
1989-90 49 NBA SAS 82 56 26 .683 15.0 1 10 6 4 .600
1990-91 50 NBA SAS 82 55 27 .671 14.0 1 4 1 3 .250
1991-92 51 NBA SAS 38 21 17 .553 2.0 2
1991-92 51 NBA LAC 35 23 12 .657 5.5 5 5 2 3 .400
1992-93 52 NBA LAC 82 41 41 .500 0.0 4 5 2 3 .400
1993-94 53 NBA IND 82 47 35 .573 6.0 3 16 10 6 .625
1994-95 54 NBA IND 82 52 30 .634 11.0 1 17 10 7 .588
1995-96 55 NBA IND 82 52 30 .634 11.0 2 5 2 3 .400
1996-97 56 NBA IND 82 39 43 .476 -2.0 6
1997-98 57 NBA PHI 82 31 51 .378 -10.0 7
1998-99 58 NBA PHI 50 28 22 .560 3.0 3 8 3 5 .375
1999-00 59 NBA PHI 82 49 33 .598 8.0 3 10 5 5 .500
2000-01 60 NBA PHI 82 56 26 .683 15.0 1 23 12 11 .522 EC Champions
2001-02 61 NBA PHI 82 43 39 .524 2.0 4 5 2 3 .400
2002-03 62 NBA PHI 82 48 34 .585 7.0 2 12 6 6 .500
2003-04 63 NBA DET 82 54 28 .659 13.0 2 23 16 7 .696 NBA Champions
2004-05 64 NBA DET 82 54 28 .659 13.0 1 25 15 10 .600 EC Champions
2005-06 65 NBA NYK 82 23 59 .280 -18.0 5
2008-09 68 NBA CHA 82 35 47 .427 -6.0 4
2009-10 69 NBA CHA 82 44 38 .537 3.0 4 4 0 4 .000
2010-11 70 NBA CHA 28 9 19 .321 -5.0 4
Career TOT 2338 1327 1011 .568 158.0 235 120 115 .511
NBA 2002 1098 904 .548 97.0 193 100 93 .518
ABA 336 229 107 .682 61.0 42 20 22 .476
2 seasons ABA SSL 168 104 64 .619 20.0 16 7 9 .438
2 seasons ABA DEN 168 125 43 .744 41.0 26 13 13 .500
3 seasons NBA DEN 217 126 91 .581 17.5 19 8 11 .421
2 seasons NBA NJN 158 91 67 .576 12.0 2 0 2 .000
4 seasons NBA SAS 284 153 131 .539 11.0 14 7 7 .500
2 seasons NBA LAC 117 64 53 .547 5.5 10 4 6 .400
4 seasons NBA IND 328 190 138 .579 26.0 38 22 16 .579
6 seasons NBA PHI 460 255 205 .554 25.0 58 28 30 .483
2 seasons NBA DET 164 108 56 .659 26.0 48 31 17 .646
1 seasons NBA NYK 82 23 59 .280 -18.0
3 seasons NBA CHA 192 88 104 .458 -8.0 4 0 4 .000

Awards

Season Lg Award
1972-73 ABA Coach of the Year
1974-75 ABA Coach of the Year
1975-76 ABA Coach of the Year
2000-01 NBA Coach of the Year

Transactions

April 21, 1972: Hired as Head Coach by the Carolina Cougars

June 3, 1974: Hired as Head Coach by the Denver Nuggets

June 3, 1974: Resigns as Head Coach of Carolina Cougars.

February 1, 1979: Resigns as Head Coach of Denver Nuggets.

March 18, 1981: Hired as Head Coach by the New Jersey Nets

April 6, 1983: Resigns as Head Coach of New Jersey Nets.

June 13, 1988: Hired as Head Coach by the San Antonio Spurs

January 22, 1992: Fired as Head Coach by the San Antonio Spurs

February 6, 1992: Hired as Head Coach by the Los Angeles Clippers

May 20, 1993: Resigns as Head Coach of Los Angeles Clippers.

June 7, 1993: Hired as Head Coach by the Indiana Pacers

April 30, 1997: Resigns as Head Coach of Indiana Pacers.

May 5, 1997: Hired as Head Coach by the Philadelphia 76ers