2014-2016
Head Coach, Brooklyn Nets
2009-2013
Head Coach, Memphis Grizzlies
2008-2009
Assistant Coach, Milwaukee Bucks
2004
Interim Head Coach, Memphis Grizzlies
2002-2007
Assistant Coach, Memphis Grizzlies
2002
Head Coach, Saint Louis Skyhawks (USBL)
2000-2001
Head Coach, Las Vegas Silver Bandits (IBL)
1999-2000
Interim Head Coach, Vancouver Grizzlies
1995-1999
Assistant Coach, Vancouver Grizzlies
1988-1995
Assistant Coach, Phoenix Suns
1985-1988
Assistant Coach, Arizona State University


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Reached the NBA Playoffs in first year as Brooklyn Nets head coach (2105)

  • Set Memphis Grizzlies records for win percentage (.683), wins (56), and a franchise-first Western Conference Finals appearance in 2012-2013

  • Grizzlies all-time winningest coach, leading them to three straight playoff appearances, their first playoff win, and the first playoff series victory in franchise history

  • Received six first-place votes for both the 2012 and 2013 NBA Coach of the Year awards, and named NBA Coach of the Month four times

  • Led the NBA in opponents PPG (89.3) in 2012-2013 and developed Marc Gasol into the NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2013)

  • Coached under three NBA Coaches of the Year, Hubie Brown, Cotton Fitzsimmons and Mike Fratello

  • Played for four Hall of Fame coaches, four of the Top 10 Coaches in NBA History, and five NBA championship coaches

  • Selected 6th overall in the 1975 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers and played 10 NBA seasons with four different NBA teams

  • NBA Champion (1977), All-Rookie First Team (1976), NBA All-Star (1978), NBA All-Defensive First Team (1978), and NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1979) as a member of the Portland Trail Blazers
  • Number 14 retired by the Portland Trail Blazers

  • Inducted into the Hall of Fame of the NCAA, Arizona State University, Nevada High School Basketball, Southern Nevada Sports, and the Pac-10

  • Two-time Team MVP, named First-Team All-American by The Sporting News (1975), and was a two-time All-WAC First-Team Selection at Arizona State University
  • Graduated from Arizona State University in 1986 with a degree in sociology


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