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Bill Fitch

Billy Charles Fitch

Born: May 19, 1934 in Davenport, Iowa
High School: Cedar Rapids in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
College: Coe College
As Executive: CLE franchise, 1973-1979 (Full Record)

Coaching Record

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Age Lg Tm G W L W/L% W > .500 Finish G W L W/L% Notes
1970-71 36 NBA CLE 82 15 67 .183 -26.0 4
1971-72 37 NBA CLE 82 23 59 .280 -18.0 4
1972-73 38 NBA CLE 82 32 50 .390 -9.0 4
1973-74 39 NBA CLE 82 29 53 .354 -12.0 4
1974-75 40 NBA CLE 82 40 42 .488 -1.0 3
1975-76 41 NBA CLE 82 49 33 .598 8.0 1 13 6 7 .462
1976-77 42 NBA CLE 82 43 39 .524 2.0 4 3 1 2 .333
1977-78 43 NBA CLE 82 43 39 .524 2.0 3 2 0 2 .000
1978-79 44 NBA CLE 82 30 52 .366 -11.0 5
1979-80 45 NBA BOS 82 61 21 .744 20.0 1 9 5 4 .556
1980-81 46 NBA BOS 82 62 20 .756 21.0 1 17 12 5 .706 NBA Champions
1981-82 47 NBA BOS 82 63 19 .768 22.0 1 12 7 5 .583
1982-83 48 NBA BOS 82 56 26 .683 15.0 2 7 2 5 .286
1983-84 49 NBA HOU 82 29 53 .354 -12.0 6
1984-85 50 NBA HOU 82 48 34 .585 7.0 2 5 2 3 .400
1985-86 51 NBA HOU 82 51 31 .622 10.0 1 20 13 7 .650 WC Champions
1986-87 52 NBA HOU 82 42 40 .512 1.0 3 10 5 5 .500
1987-88 53 NBA HOU 82 46 36 .561 5.0 4 4 1 3 .250
1989-90 55 NBA NJN 82 17 65 .207 -24.0 6
1990-91 56 NBA NJN 82 26 56 .317 -15.0 5
1991-92 57 NBA NJN 82 40 42 .488 -1.0 3 4 1 3 .250
1994-95 60 NBA LAC 82 17 65 .207 -24.0 7
1995-96 61 NBA LAC 82 29 53 .354 -12.0 7
1996-97 62 NBA LAC 82 36 46 .439 -5.0 5 3 0 3 .000
1997-98 63 NBA LAC 82 17 65 .207 -24.0 7
Career NBA 2050 944 1106 .460 -81.0 109 55 54 .505

Awards

Season Lg Award
1975-76 NBA Coach of the Year
1979-80 NBA Coach of the Year
1996-97 NBA Top 10 Coaches in NBA History