Born:October 16, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan
Died:May 14, 2003 High School: Austin Catholic in Detroit, Michigan
College: University of Detroit Mercy
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1983 (Full List)
As Player: 875 G, 16.1 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 2.9 APG (Full Record)
As Coach: 3 Yrs, 79-143, .356 W-L% (Full Record)
June 28, 1983: Selected Darrell Walker (1st round, 12th pick), Mark Jones (4th round, 82nd pick), Troy Lee Mikell (5th round, 105th pick), Tony Simms (6th round, 128th pick), Desi Barimore (7th round, 151st pick), Mike Lang (8th round, 174th pick), Charles Jones (9th round, 196th pick) and Bernard Randolph (10th round, 217th pick) in the 1983 NBA Draft.
June 19, 1984: Selected Curtis Green (3rd round, 64th pick), Bob Thornton (4th round, 87th pick), Eddie Lee Wilkins (6th round, 133rd pick), Ken Bannister (7th round, 156th pick), Ricky Tunstall (8th round, 179th pick), Marc Marotta (9th round, 201st pick) and Mike Henderson (10th round, 223rd pick) in the 1984 NBA Draft.
June 27, 1984: Signed Pat Cummings as a veteran free agent and sent a 1985 3rd round draft pick (Leonard Allen was later selected) and a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Mark Price was later selected) to the Dallas Mavericks as compensation.
September 29, 1984: Traded Campy Russell to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1985 2nd round draft pick. The 2nd round draft pick was contingent upon Russell being on Cleveland's roster on December 1, 1984 but he was waived on November 5, 1984.
June 18, 1985: Selected Patrick Ewing (1st round, 1st pick), Gerald Wilkins (2nd round, 47th pick), Fred Cofield (4th round, 73rd pick), Mike Schlegel (5th round, 96th pick), Kent Lockhart (6th round, 119th pick) and Ken Bantum (7th round, 142nd pick) in the 1985 NBA Draft.