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Don Chaney

Donald R. Chaney (Duck)

Born: March 22, 1946 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
High School: McKinley in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
College: University of Houston
As Player: 790 G, 8.4 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 2.2 APG (Full Record)

Assistant Coach and Staff records might not be complete.

Coaching Record

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Age Lg Tm G W L W/L% W > .500 Finish G W L W/L% Notes
1980-81 34 NBA DET Assistant Coach
1981-82 35 NBA DET Assistant Coach
1982-83 36 NBA DET Assistant Coach
1983-84 37 NBA SDC Assistant Coach
1984-85 38 NBA LAC Assistant Coach
1984-85 38 NBA LAC 21 9 12 .429 -1.5 5
1985-86 39 NBA LAC 82 32 50 .390 -9.0 4
1986-87 40 NBA LAC 82 12 70 .146 -29.0 6
1987-88 41 NBA ATL Assistant Coach
1988-89 42 NBA HOU 82 45 37 .549 4.0 2 4 1 3 .250
1989-90 43 NBA HOU 82 41 41 .500 0.0 5 4 1 3 .250
1990-91 44 NBA HOU 82 52 30 .634 11.0 3 3 0 3 .000
1991-92 45 NBA HOU 52 26 26 .500 0.0 3
1992-93 46 NBA DET Assistant Coach
1993-94 47 NBA DET 82 20 62 .244 -21.0 7
1994-95 48 NBA DET 82 28 54 .341 -13.0 7
1995-96 49 NBA NYK Assistant Coach
1996-97 50 NBA NYK Assistant Coach
1997-98 51 NBA NYK Assistant Coach
1998-99 52 NBA NYK Assistant Coach
1999-00 53 NBA NYK Assistant Coach
2000-01 54 NBA NYK Assistant Coach
2001-02 55 NBA NYK Assistant Coach
2001-02 55 NBA NYK 63 20 43 .317 -11.5 7
2002-03 56 NBA NYK 82 37 45 .451 -4.0 6
2003-04 57 NBA NYK 39 15 24 .385 -4.5 3
Career NBA 831 337 494 .406 -78.5 11 2 9 .182
3 seasons NBA LAC 185 53 132 .286 -39.5
4 seasons NBA HOU 298 164 134 .550 15.0 11 2 9 .182
2 seasons NBA DET 164 48 116 .293 -34.0
3 seasons NBA NYK 184 72 112 .391 -20.0

Awards

Season Lg Award
1990-91 NBA Coach of the Year

Transactions

March 6, 1984: Hired as Head Coach by the San Diego Clippers

April 22, 1987: Fired as Head Coach by the San Diego Clippers

June 13, 1988: Hired as Head Coach by the Houston Rockets

February 18, 1992: Fired as Head Coach by the Houston Rockets

May 3, 1993: Hired as Head Coach by the Detroit Pistons

April 26, 1995: Fired as Head Coach by the Detroit Pistons