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Chuck Daly


Basketball trainer who led the Detroit Pistons to consecutive NBA championships in 1989 and 1990. He offered quickly in the armed forces. He coached the Wish Group in the Olympics. Wedded Terry Cierlistsky, and jointly that they had a little girl called Cydney. He coached JORDAN in the 1992 Olympics.

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Full Name Chuck Daly
Date Of Birth July 20, 1930
Place Of Birth St. Marys, PA
Height 1.88 m
Weight 82 kg
Profession Basketball Coach
Education St. Bonaventure University, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, St. Callistus Catholic School
Nationality American
Movies Basketball Superstar: Chuck Daly: Dream Team Coach, NBA Hardwood Classics: Greatest NBA Finals Moments
Star Sign Cancer

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1He is survived by his daughter, Cydney Daly, and two grandchildren.
2Has one daughter, Cydney, and two grandchildren Sebrina and Connor.
3Retired at age 68 because he was tired of traveling. He split his retirement living in suburban Detroit and Jupiter, Florida.
4Coached eight seasons at Punxsutawney (PA) High School, then spent six years as an assistant at Duke University.
5Was the first coach to win both an NBA title and Olympic gold.
6Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
7Considered one of the greatest coaches in NBA history.
8Is a graduate of Kane (PA) High School.
9The head coach of the First NBA Dream Team, which many considered to be the greatest ever assembled.
10(1989, 1990) Led the Detroit Pistons to back to back NBA championships.
11Played college basketball at Bloomsburg(PA) University.
12Retired from coaching following the 1999 season with the Orlando Magic.



30 for 302014TV Series documentary in memory of - 1 episode



The Palestra: Cathedral of Basketball2007DocumentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2001-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Relatively Speaking: Joe Dumars2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Making the Cut: MTV's NBA Rookie Special1997TV SpecialGuest
Charlie Rose1993-1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest
ESPN Outside the Lines Primetime1993TV SeriesHimself
1990 NBA All-Star Game1990TV SpecialHimself - Eastern Conference Coach
The NBA on CBS1987TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Pistons Head Coach

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30 for 302014TV Series documentaryHimself
NBA Awesome Endings1989Video documentaryHimself

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