Larry Brown biography

Larry Brown

Coach, Basketball Player

1940 –

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Who is Larry Brown?

Lawrence Harvey "Larry" Brown is an American basketball coach, who is currently the head coach at Southern Methodist University. He is the faculty advisor for the student spirit group supporting the campus's athletics programs named "The MOB," as Brown is known as "The Godfather." Before coaching, Brown played collegiately at the University of North Carolina and professionally in the American Basketball Association. He has been a college and professional basketball coach since 1972. He has won over 1,000 professional games in the ABA and the National Basketball Association and is the only coach in NBA history to lead eight different teams to the playoffs. He is also the only person ever to coach two NBA franchises in the same season. He is 1,275–965 in his career. He is also the only coach in history to win both an NCAA National Championship and an NBA Championship.

Brown was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach on September 27, 2002.

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Born
Sep 14, 1940
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Lawrence Harvey Brown
  • Lawrence Harvey "Larry" Brown
  • Pound for Pound
  • LB
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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