Awards & Winners

Don Nelson

Date of Birth 15-May-1940
Place of Birth Muskegon
(Muskegon County, Michigan, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Coach, Basketball Coach
Donald Arvid "Don" Nelson is a former NBA player and head coach. He coached the Milwaukee Bucks, the New York Knicks, the Dallas Mavericks, and the Golden State Warriors. An innovator, Nelson is credited with, among other things, pioneering the concept of the point forward, a tactic which is frequently employed by teams at every level today. His unique brand of basketball is often referred to as Nellie Ball. He was named one of the Top 10 coaches in NBA history. On April 7, 2010, he passed Lenny Wilkens for first place on the all-time NBA wins list with 1,333 wins. His all-time record is 1,335–1,063.

Awards by Don Nelson

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