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Red Holzman

William Holzman

Born: August 10, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York
Died: November 13, 1998
High School: Franklin K. Lane in Brooklyn, New York
College: City College of New York
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Coach in 1986 (Full List)
As Player: 358 G, 6.1 PPG, 1.5 RPG, 2.0 APG (Full Record)
As Executive: NYK franchise, 1970-1975 (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
1953-54 33 NBA MLH 26 10 16 .385 -3.0 4
1954-55 34 NBA MLH 72 26 46 .361 -10.0 4
1955-56 35 NBA STL 72 33 39 .458 -3.0 3 8 4 4 .500
1956-57 36 NBA STL 33 14 19 .424 -2.5 1
1967-68 47 NBA NYK 45 28 17 .622 5.5 3 6 2 4 .333
1968-69 48 NBA NYK 82 54 28 .659 13.0 3 10 6 4 .600
1969-70 49 NBA NYK 82 60 22 .732 19.0 1 19 12 7 .632 NBA Champions
1970-71 50 NBA NYK 82 52 30 .634 11.0 1 12 7 5 .583
1971-72 51 NBA NYK 82 48 34 .585 7.0 2 16 9 7 .563 EC Champions
1972-73 52 NBA NYK 82 57 25 .695 16.0 2 17 12 5 .706 NBA Champions
1973-74 53 NBA NYK 82 49 33 .598 8.0 2 12 5 7 .417
1974-75 54 NBA NYK 82 40 42 .488 -1.0 3 3 1 2 .333
1975-76 55 NBA NYK 82 38 44 .463 -3.0 4
1976-77 56 NBA NYK 82 40 42 .488 -1.0 3
1978-79 58 NBA NYK 68 25 43 .368 -9.0 4
1979-80 59 NBA NYK 82 39 43 .476 -2.0 4
1980-81 60 NBA NYK 82 50 32 .610 9.0 3 2 0 2 .000
1981-82 61 NBA NYK 82 33 49 .402 -8.0 5
Career NBA 1300 696 604 .535 46.0 105 58 47 .552

Awards

Season Lg Award
1969-70 NBA Coach of the Year
1996-97 NBA Top 10 Coaches in NBA History

Transactions

January 7, 1957: Fired as Head Coach by the St. Louis Hawks