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Chuck Daly
Chuck Daly

Charles Jerome "Chuck" Daly (born July 20, 1930 in St. Marys, Pennsylvania) was an American basketball head coach. He is famous for coaching the Detroit Pistons for nine years, winning consecutive NBA championchips in 1989 and 1990, and for coaching the gold medal-winning basketball Dream Team in the 1992 Summer Olympics. During his 14-year NBA career, Daly has also coached the Cleveland Cavaliers, New Jersey Nets and Orlando Magic. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame on May 9, 1994. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (577x653, 139 KB) Chuck Daly during a visit by Team USA to the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (577x653, 139 KB) Chuck Daly during a visit by Team USA to the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... St. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The NBA Finals is the championship series of the National Basketball Association, played under a best-of-seven playoff format. ... The 1989 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 1988-1989 NBA season Categories: | ... The 1990 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 1989-1990 NBA season. ... The Dream Team was the unofficial nickname of the United States mens basketball team that won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. ... The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) is a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The Orlando Magic is a professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. ... The Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ...


Coaching career

Daly grew up in Kane, Pennsylvania, a small town about two hours southeast of Erie, where he attended St. Callistus Catholic School. He played college basketball at St. Bonaventure University (1948-49) and Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (1949-52). Daly's coaching career began at the high school level, where he coached Punxsutawney (Pa.) High to a 111-70 (.613) record from 1955-63. A 2005 view of downtown Kane, Pennsylvania from a gas station parking lot. ... Pope Saint Callixtus I (also Callistus I) was pope for a period of five years, from about 217 to about 222, during the reigns of the Roman Emperors Elagabalus and Alexander Severus. ... Catholic students of the Cathedral Church of St. ... St. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, commonly referred to as Bloomsburg, Bloom or BU, is an public university located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Punxsutawney is a borough located in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ...


Daly then entered the college ranks, serving as an assistant at Duke University (1963-69), and then as a head coach at Boston College (1969-71) and Penn (1971-77). At Penn, he led the Quakers to four consecutive Ivy League titles, and NCAA tournament appearances, from 1972 to 1975. He led the Penn Quakers to two consecutive NCAA East Regional finals in 1971 and 1972, compiling an undefeated record in the 1970-1971 regular season. Altogether, Daly went 151-62 (.709) as a collegiate head coach. He entered the NBA in 1978 with the Philadelphia 76ers, serving as an assistant under Billy Cunningham. Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The school, which officially became Duke University in 1924, traces its institutional roots to 1838. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... This article is about Boston College; for the unaffiliated urban university see Boston University. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... The University of Pennsylvania (or Penn[3][4]) is a private, nonsectarian research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Ivy League is an athletic conference comprising eight private institutions of higher education located in the Northeastern United States. ... // The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 college basketball teams in the United States. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... The 1971 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 25 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... The 1972 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 25 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short) are a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... William John Billy Cunningham (born June 3, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former pro basketball player, who was nicknamed the Kangaroo Kid, and coach. ...


Coaching highlights

  • John Salley gave Daly the nickname "Daddy Rich" for his custom of wearing fine suits on the sidelines.
  • Coached the Pistons for nine seasons, making the playoffs in each season.
  • Under Daly, the Pistons achieved winning records every season.
  • The Pistons won 50 or more games for five consecutive seasons under Daly.
  • Daly is Detroit's winningest coach in both regular-season (467 wins) and playoff (71 wins) competition.
  • Coached a total of 14 NBA seasons with a 638-437 (.593) career record and 75-51 (.595) career playoff record.
  • Coached the Eastern Conference team in the 1990 NBA All-Star Game, winning 130-113.
  • The Pistons have retired jersey number 2 (representing the two NBA championships) in Daly's honor.
  • Selected as one of the NBA's "Ten Greatest Coaches" of the league's first 50 years, in 1997.
Year Team Season Record Playoff record
1981-82 Cleveland 9-32 None
1983-84 Detroit 49-33 2-3
1984-85 Detroit 46-36 5-4
1985-86 Detroit 46-36 1-3
1986-87 Detroit 52-30 10-5
1987-88 Detroit 54-28 14-9
1988-89 Detroit 63-19 15-2^
1989-90 Detroit 59-23 15-5^
1990-91 Detroit 50-32 7-8
1991-92 Detroit 48-34 2-3
1992-93 New Jersey 43-39 2-3
1993-94 New Jersey 45-37 2-3
1997-98 Orlando 41-41 None
1998-99 Orlando 33-17 1-3
Total 14 seasons 638-437 75-51

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External links

  • DatabaseBasketball.com: Chuck Daly
  • Chuck Daly Hall of Fame Page
  • Detroit Pistons History: 1983-1986
  • Chuck Daly Chat Transcript
Preceded by
Bob Cousy
Boston College Eagles Head Basketball Coach
1969–1970
Succeeded by
Bob Zuffelato
Preceded by
Bob Kloppenburg
Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach
1981–1982
Succeeded by
Bill Musselman
Preceded by
Scotty Robertson
Detroit Pistons Head Coach
1983–1992
Succeeded by
Ron Rothstein
Preceded by
Bill Fitch
New Jersey Nets Head Coach
1992–1994
Succeeded by
Butch Beard
Preceded by
Richie Adubato
Orlando Magic Head Coach
1997–1999
Succeeded by
Doc Rivers
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