Paul Westphal biography

Paul Westphal

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1950 –

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Who is Paul Westphal?

Paul Douglas Westphal is a retired American basketball player and a former head coach with several National Basketball Association and college teams. Westphal has had a storied career in the NBA, both as a player and as a coach. As a player, he won an NBA championship with the Boston Celtics in the 1974 NBA Finals. In addition to being a five-time All-Star selection, from 1977 to 1981, Westphal earned three All-NBA First Team selections and one Second Team honor. Later, returned to the Finals in 1993 as head coach of the Phoenix Suns. He returned to his home state of California when he was the men's basketball head coach at Pepperdine University from 2001 to 2006. Paul is currently an assstant coach on Lionel Hollins staff on the Brooklyn Nets.

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Born
Nov 30, 1950
Torrance
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Aviation High School
  • University of Southern California
Lived in
  • Torrance

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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