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Leonard Randolph "Lenny" Wilkens is an American retired basketball player and coach in the National Basketball Association . He has been inducted three times into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, first in 1989 as a player, as a coach in 1998, and in 2010 as part of the 1992 United States Olympic "Dream Team", for which he was an assistant coach. He is also a 2006 inductee into the College Basketball Hall of Fame.

Lenny Wilkens
Lenny Wilkens 1968.jpeg
Wilkens in 1968
Personal information
Born (1937-10-28) October 28, 1937 (age 79)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Boys (Brooklyn, New York)
College Providence (1957–1960)
NBA draft 1960 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the St. Louis Hawks
Playing career 1960–1975
Position Point guard
Number 32, 15, 14, 19, 17
Coaching career 1969–2005
Career history
As player:
1960–1968 St. Louis Hawks
1968–1972 Seattle SuperSonics
1972–1974 Cleveland Cavaliers
1974–1975 Portland Trail Blazers
As coach:
1969–1972 Seattle SuperSonics
1974–1976 Portland Trail Blazers
1977–1985 Seattle SuperSonics
1986–1993 Cleveland Cavaliers
1993–2000 Atlanta Hawks
2000–2003 Toronto Raptors
2004–2005 New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards

As player:

As coach:

Career statistics
Points 17,772 (16.5 ppg)
Rebounds 5,030 (4.7 rpg)
Assists 7,211 (6.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player
Basketball Hall of Fame as coach
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006

Leonard Randolph "Lenny" Wilkens (born October 28, 1937) is an American retired basketball player and coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has been inducted three times into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, first in 1989 as a player, as a coach in 1998, and in 2010 as part of the 1992 United States Olympic "Dream Team", for which he was an assistant coach. He is also a 2006 inductee into the College Basketball Hall of Fame.

Wilkens was a combined 13-time NBA All-Star as a player (nine times) and as a head coach (four times), was the 1993 NBA Coach of the Year, won the 1979 NBA Championship as the head coach of the Seattle SuperSonics, and an Olympic gold medal as the head coach of the 1996 U.S. men's basketball team.

From the 1994–95 season until the 2009–10 season, Wilkens was the winningest coach in NBA history and retired still holding the record at 1,332 victories. Wilkens is now second on the list behind Don Nelson. He won the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award for the 2010–11 NBA season. Wilkens is also the most prolific coach in NBA history, at 2,487 regular season games, 89 more games than Nelson, and over 400 more than any other coach, and has more losses than any other coach in NBA history, at 1,155.

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