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Alex Hannum

Alexander Murray Hannum

Born: July 19, 1923 in Los Angeles, California
Died: January 18, 2002
High School: Alexander Hamilton in Los Angeles, California
College: University of Southern California
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Coach in 1998 (Full List)
As Player: 516 G, 6.0 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 1.7 APG (Full Record)
As Executive: DEN franchise, 1971-1974 (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
1956-57 33 NBA STL 31 15 16 .484 -0.5 1 10 6 4 .600
1957-58 34 NBA STL 72 41 31 .569 5.0 1 11 8 3 .727 NBA Champions
1960-61 37 NBA SYR 79 38 41 .481 -1.5 3 8 4 4 .500
1961-62 38 NBA SYR 80 41 39 .513 1.0 3 5 2 3 .400
1962-63 39 NBA SYR 80 48 32 .600 8.0 2 5 2 3 .400
1963-64 40 NBA SFW 80 48 32 .600 8.0 1 12 5 7 .417
1964-65 41 NBA SFW 80 17 63 .213 -23.0 5
1965-66 42 NBA SFW 80 35 45 .438 -5.0 4
1966-67 43 NBA PHI 81 68 13 .840 27.5 1 15 11 4 .733 NBA Champions
1967-68 44 NBA PHI 82 62 20 .756 21.0 1 13 7 6 .538
1968-69 45 ABA OAK 78 60 18 .769 21.0 1 16 12 4 .750 ABA Champions
1969-70 46 NBA SDR 56 18 38 .321 -10.0 7
1970-71 47 NBA SDR 82 40 42 .488 -1.0 3
1971-72 48 ABA DNR 84 34 50 .405 -8.0 4 7 3 4 .429
1972-73 49 ABA DNR 84 47 37 .560 5.0 3 5 1 4 .200
1973-74 50 ABA DNR 84 37 47 .440 -5.0 5
Career TOT 1213 649 564 .535 42.5 107 61 46 .570
NBA 883 471 412 .533 29.5 79 45 34 .570
ABA 330 178 152 .539 13.0 28 16 12 .571

Awards

Season Lg Award
1963-64 NBA Coach of the Year
1968-69 ABA Coach of the Year

Transactions

January 21, 1957: Hired as Head Coach by the St. Louis Hawks

April 30, 1958: Resigns as Head Coach of St. Louis Hawks.