NBA officials announced that legendary coach Larry Brown won this year’s chuck Daley Lifetime Achievement Award.
Brown, 81, has coached the Nuggets, the nets, the Spurs, the clippers, the Pacers, the 76ers and the Bobcats. He led the pistons to the championship in the 2003-04 season. He is the first coach in basketball history to lead the NBA and NCAA (Kansas) to win the championship respectively.
Brown later also delivered an award-winning speech: “when discussing other coaches, we will say that they have their own system, their coaching tree, and I have a forest.”
Carlisle, President of the National Basketball Association, agreed: “Larry Brown’s coaching tree is very prosperous, including nearly 50 active or former NBA coaches.”
Chuck Daly lifetime achievement award is the name of former piston coach chuck DALY. The award is to recognize coaches who have been coaching in NBA for a long time and have outstanding achievements. Pat Riley, Jerry Sloan and other famous coaches have won the award.