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Lenny Wilkens

AKA Leonard Randolph Wilkens

Born: 28-Oct-1937
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Winningest coach in NBA history

Also coached the 1996 Olympic basketball "Dream Team."

Father: (chauffeur, d., perforated ulcer)
Mother: Henrietta Cross Wilkens (candy-factory worker)
Sister: Connie
Brother: (younger)
Wife: Marilyn
Son: Randy

    High School: Boys High School, Brooklyn, NY (1956)
    University: Providence College (1960)

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
    Academy of Achievement 1999
    NBA Coach of the Year 1993/94
    NBA Top 50 Players 1996
    Basketball Hall of Fame 9-May-1989 (as player)
    Basketball Hall of Fame 2-Oct-1998 (as coach)
    Irish Ancestry Maternal

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    New York Knicks Coach (2004-05)
    Toronto Raptors Coach (2000-03)
    Cleveland Cavaliers Coach (1986-93)
    Seattle SuperSonics Coach (1977-85)
    Portland Trail Blazers Coach (1975-76)
    Portland Trail Blazers Player/Coach (1974-75)
    Cleveland Cavaliers (1972-74)
    Seattle SuperSonics Player/Coach (1969-72)
    Seattle SuperSonics (1968-69)

Author of books:
Unguarded: My Forty Years Surviving in the NBA (2000, memoir)


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