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Lenny Wilkens


1937 Born October 28 in Brooklyn, New York
1960 Receives bachelor's degree in economics from Providence College
1960 Joins St. Louis Hawks as player
1962 Marries Marilyn J. Reed on July 28
1969 Joins Seattle Super Sonics as player-coach
1972 Joins Portland Trail Blazers as player-coach
1977 Returns to Supersonics as head coach
1986 Joins Cleveland Cavaliers as head coach
1993 Joins Atlanta Hawks as head coach
1994 Named NBA Coach of the Year by IBM
1996 Coaches gold-medal winning U.S. team in Atlanta Olympics
2000 Joins Toronto Raptors as head coach

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