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Maurice Cheeks


4-period NBA All-Star point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, who helped lead the group for an NBA Tournament in 1983. He became an NBA trainer after pension. He was raised in the Robert Taylor Homes, a casing task in Chicago. He offered as head trainer from the Portland Path Blazers from 2001 to 2005 after that coached the Philadelphia 76ers for three months before having significant amounts of achievement as an associate trainer for the Oklahoma Town Thunder from 2009 to 2013. He elevated two children along with his wife. He helped develop the overall game of star ahead Kevin Durant during his period as an associate for the Thunder.

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Full Name Maurice Cheeks
Date Of Birth September 8, 1956
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Height 1.85 m
Weight 82 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education West Texas A&M University
Nationality American
Parents Moses Cheeks, Marjorie Cheeks
Siblings Marvin Cheeks
Awards NBA All-Defensive Team
Star Sign Virgo

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1Head coach of NBA Portland Trail Blazers [June 2001]
2Starting point guard for 1982-1983 NBA Champion Philadelphia 76ers. Also played for 1979-1980 and 1982-1983 Eastern Conference Champion 76ers.
3Head coach of Portland Trail Blazers (2001-2005) and Philadelphia 76ers (2005-2008).
4His uniform number 10 was retired by the Philadelphia 76ers
5Graduate of West Texas State University
6Retired as the NBA all time steals leader, a record that has since been broken
7Although he tallied over 7,000 assists in his long and successful NBA career, one of his most memorable ones came on April 28, 2003 after his playing career ended. Before a playoff game in Portland, when thirteen-year-old Natalie Gilbert forgot the words to the National Anthem, he walked out on the court, stood beside her, and sang with her to help her get through the song.
8Played 15 years in the NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, and New Jersey Nets



The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2003TV SeriesHimself
1988 NBA All-Star Game1988TV SpecialHimself
1987 NBA All-Star Game1987TV SpecialHimself
1986 NBA All-Star Game1986TV SpecialHimself
1983 NBA All-Star Game1983TV SpecialHimself
The NBA on CBS1978-1979TV SeriesHimself

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Rome Is Burning2006TV SeriesHimself

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