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Bill Sharman

William Walton Sharman

Born: May 25, 1926 in Abilene, Texas
Died: October 25, 2013
High School: Porterville in Porterville, California
College: University of Southern California
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1976 and Coach in 2004 (Full List)
As Player: 711 G, 17.8 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 3.0 APG (Full Record)
As Executive: LAL franchise, 1976-1982 (Full Record)

Other SR Links: Minors at Baseball-Reference.com, College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Coaching Record

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Age Lg Tm G W L W/L% W > .500 Finish G W L W/L% Notes
1966-67 40 NBA SFW 81 44 37 .543 3.5 1 15 9 6 .600
1967-68 41 NBA SFW 82 43 39 .524 2.0 3 10 4 6 .400
1968-69 42 ABA LAS 78 33 45 .423 -6.0 5
1969-70 43 ABA LAS 84 43 41 .512 1.0 4 17 10 7 .588
1970-71 44 ABA UTS 84 57 27 .679 15.0 2 18 12 6 .667 ABA Champions
1971-72 45 NBA LAL 82 69 13 .841 28.0 1 15 12 3 .800 NBA Champions
1972-73 46 NBA LAL 82 60 22 .732 19.0 1 17 9 8 .529 WC Champions
1973-74 47 NBA LAL 82 47 35 .573 6.0 1 5 1 4 .200
1974-75 48 NBA LAL 82 30 52 .366 -11.0 5
1975-76 49 NBA LAL 82 40 42 .488 -1.0 4
Career TOT 819 466 353 .569 56.5 97 57 40 .588
NBA 573 333 240 .581 46.5 62 35 27 .565
ABA 246 133 113 .541 10.0 35 22 13 .629

Awards

Season Lg Award
1969-70 ABA Coach of the Year
1971-72 NBA Coach of the Year