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Don Nelson

Don NelsonAKA Donald Arvid Nelson

Born: 15-May-1940
Birthplace: Muskegon, MI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bucks, Knicks, Mavericks, and Warriors ex-coach

Father: (hog farmer)
Wife: Joy Wolfgram (m. 19-Jun-1991)
Daughter: Julie
Son: Donnie Nelson (former NBA coach, now GM of Dallas Mavericks)
Daughter: Christie
Daughter: Katie
Son: Lee

    High School: Rock Island High School, Rock Island, IL
    University: BS Physical Education, University of Iowa (attended, 1959-62, degree 2012)

    Bill Bradley for President
    NBA Coach of the Year 1982/83
    NBA Coach of the Year 1984/85
    NBA Coach of the Year 1991/92

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Golden State Warriors Head Coach (2006-10)
    Dallas Mavericks Head Coach and GM (1997-2005)
    New York Knicks Head Coach (1995/96)
    Golden State Warriors Head Coach and VP (1988-95)
    Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach and GM (1976-87)
    Boston Celtics Forward (1965-76)
    Los Angeles Lakers Forward (1963-65)
    Chicago Zephyrs Forward (1962-63)


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