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Encyclopedia > Jack McKinney (basketball)

Jack McKinney is a former college and professional basketball coach. He has served as head coach for three NBA teams--the Los Angeles Lakers, the Indiana Pacers, and the Kansas City Kings. In addition, he served as an assistant for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Portland Trail Blazers. Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The Indiana Pacers are a National Basketball Association team based in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... The Sacramento Kings are a National Basketball Association team based in Sacramento, California. ... The Milwaukee Bucks are a National Basketball Association team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a National Basketball Association team based in Portland, Oregon. ...


McKinney's term as head coach of the Lakers lasted for only 14 games because he suffered a near-fatal head injury in a bicycle accident in late 1979. This page refers to the year 1979. ...


He also was a longtime coach at St. Joseph's University. Saint Josephs University is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic university in the United States. ...


In 2005, McKinney co-authored a book about his experiences at Saint Joseph's. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • BasketballReference.com: Jack McKinney
  • Jack McKinney with Robert Gordon, Jack McKinney's Tales from the Saint Joseph's Hardwood: The Hawk will Never Die, Sports Publishing (2005) ISBN 1-58261-929-8
Preceded by:
Jerry West
Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach
1979
Succeeded by:
Paul Westhead
Preceded by:
Slick Leonard
Indiana Pacers Head Coach
1980–1984
Succeeded by:
George Irvine
Preceded by:
Cotton Fitzsimmons
Kansas City Kings Head Coach
1984 (interim)
Succeeded by:
Phil Johnson

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Jack McKinney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (110 words)
"Jack McKinney", a pseudonym used by the writing team of James Luceno and Brian Daley.
Jack McKinney (basketball), a former pro basketball coach.
This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
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