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Willis Reed

Willis Reed Jr. (The Captain)

Born: June 25, 1942 in Hico, Louisiana
High School: West Side in Lillie, Louisiana
College: Grambling State University
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1982 (Full List)
As Player: 650 G, 18.7 PPG, 12.9 RPG, 1.8 APG (Full Record)
As Executive: NJN franchise, 1990-1996 (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
1977-78 35 NBA NYK 82 43 39 .524 2.0 2 6 2 4 .333
1978-79 36 NBA NYK 14 6 8 .429 -1.0 4
1987-88 45 NBA NJN 28 7 21 .250 -7.0 5
1988-89 46 NBA NJN 82 26 56 .317 -15.0 5
Career NBA 206 82 124 .398 -21.0 6 2 4 .333
2 seasons NBA NYK 96 49 47 .510 1.0 6 2 4 .333
2 seasons NBA NJN 110 33 77 .300 -22.0

Transactions

March 9, 1977: Hired as Head Coach by the New York Knicks

November 10, 1978: Fired as Head Coach by the New York Knicks

February 29, 1988: Hired as Head Coach by the New Jersey Nets