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Thursday | August 21, 2014 | 1:02pm

Larry Brown

Larry  Brown
FOUNDING MEMBER
Larry Brown Coach

Inducted in 2006
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee 2002
BIO
Larry Brown's storied coaching career includes posts at two universities, two ABA teams and five NBA teams. After playing for Frank McGuire, then Dean Smith at the University of North Carolina, Brown won Olympic Gold with the 1964 United States team. In 1965 he returned to UNC as assistant coach under Dean Smith, but left after two seasons to pursue his professional playing career, playing for five different ABA teams from 1967 to 1972. Brown coached in the ABA from '72 to '79 before accepting the head coaching position at UCLA. In two seasons Brown posted 22-10 and 20-7 records and in his first year at UCLA, led the Bruins to the NCAA Finals. In 1983, after two season coaching the New Jersey Jets, Brown accepted the head position at the University of Kansas, where he remained for five seasons. Brown coached Kansas to five NCAA Tournament appearances and led the Jayhawks to the 1988 NCAA Championship. He was voted Coach of the Year in 1988. Brown was head coach of the 2004 Bronze Medal-winning U.S. Olympic team.
Where They Are Now

Executive Vice President, Philadelphia 76ers
Where They Were
University of California, Los Angeles 1980-1981
University of Kansas 1984-1988