•Coached Chris Webber, Vlade Divac and Peja Stojakovic to a 17-5 start in a 61-win season that ended with an unforgettable seven-game loss to the L.A. Lakers in the Western semifinals.
No. 750 Sacramento@ Denver April 15, 2006
Finished his eight seasons in Sacramento with a three-game winning streak that started with this late-season win over the Nuggets.
No. 1000 ????
Feb. 19, 1989: Promoted at age 42 from Portland assistant coach to first NBA head coaching job, replacing fired Mike Schuler and his 25-22 record.
1989-90: Led Trail Blazers to 59 victories and the NBA Finals in his first full season as a NBA head coach
1991-92: Reached NBA Finals for second time in three years after a 57-win regular season
May 20, 1994: Fired after five seasons as head coach when the Blazers lost in the first round of the playoffs for the second consecutive season
May 19, 1995: Hired by Golden State after a season away from the game to replace Don Nelson
April 29, 1997: Fired by the Warriors after going 66-98 in two seasons that ended without making the playoffs either time.
Sept. 17, 1998: Hired by Sacramento GM Geoff Petrie — his Portland boss and former NBA teammate — to replace the fired Eddie Jordan.
2001-02: Won 61 regular-season games and his Kings lose a classic Western Conference final seven-game series in overtime. Convicted NBA ref Tim Donaghy later claimed Game 6 was fixed by the referees so the Lakers would win.
May 9, 2006: Kings’ contract was not renewed after his teams made the playoffs for eight consecutive years but never got further than the Western Conference finals.
May 21, 2007: Hired by Houston to replaced the fired Jeff Van Gundy and coached the Rockets his first season to a 22-game winning streak, now the third longest in NBA history.
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