Butch Van Breda Kolff

Butch Van Breda Kolff

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Willem Hendrik "Butch" van Breda Kolff (October 28, 1922 - August 22, 2007) was an American basketball player and coach. Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, he played college basketball for New York University and later spent four seasons playing for the New York Knicks of the NBA (1946-50). In 1967 he became head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, and guided them to the NBA finals in 1968 and 1969 losing both times to the Boston Celtics. Van Breda Kolff also coached the Detroit Pistons, Phoenix Suns and New Orleans Jazz, compiling an 266-253 record overall.show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613594522X
  • 9786135945225