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Cotton Fitzsimmons

Lowell Fitzsimmons

Born: October 7, 1931 in Hannibal, Missouri
Died: July 24, 2004
High School: Bowling Green in Bowling Green, Missouri
College: Midwestern State University

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 39 NBA PHO 82 48 34 .585 7.0 3
1971-72 40 NBA PHO 82 49 33 .598 8.0 3
1972-73 41 NBA ATL 82 46 36 .561 5.0 2 6 2 4 .333
1973-74 42 NBA ATL 82 35 47 .427 -6.0 2
1974-75 43 NBA ATL 82 31 51 .378 -10.0 4
1975-76 44 NBA ATL 74 28 46 .378 -9.0 5
1977-78 46 NBA BUF 82 27 55 .329 -14.0 4
1978-79 47 NBA KCK 82 48 34 .585 7.0 1 5 1 4 .200
1979-80 48 NBA KCK 82 47 35 .573 6.0 2 3 1 2 .333
1980-81 49 NBA KCK 82 40 42 .488 -1.0 2 15 7 8 .467
1981-82 50 NBA KCK 82 30 52 .366 -11.0 4
1982-83 51 NBA KCK 82 45 37 .549 4.0 3
1983-84 52 NBA KCK 82 38 44 .463 -3.0 4 3 0 3 .000
1984-85 53 NBA SAS 82 41 41 .500 0.0 5 5 2 3 .400
1985-86 54 NBA SAS 82 35 47 .427 -6.0 6 3 0 3 .000
1988-89 57 NBA PHO 82 55 27 .671 14.0 2 12 7 5 .583
1989-90 58 NBA PHO 82 54 28 .659 13.0 3 16 9 7 .563
1990-91 59 NBA PHO 82 55 27 .671 14.0 3 4 1 3 .250
1991-92 60 NBA PHO 82 53 29 .646 12.0 3 8 4 4 .500
1995-96 64 NBA PHO 49 27 22 .551 2.5 4 4 1 3 .250
1996-97 65 NBA PHO 8 0 8 .000 -4.0 4
Career NBA 1607 832 775 .518 28.5 84 35 49 .417

Awards

Season Lg Award
1978-79 NBA Coach of the Year
1988-89 NBA Coach of the Year