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| 2005-06

NBA coach Eddie Jordan
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- Named head coach of the Washington Wizards on June 19, 2003

- Eddie Jordan is native of Washington DC

- Spent the previous four seasons as the lead assistant coach of the New Jersey Nets

- Joined the Nets coaching staff on March 17, 1999

- Spent the 1997-98 campaign and the final 15 games of the 1996-97 season as head coach of the Sacramento Kings, compiling a 33-64 record

- Assistant coach with the Kings for five seasons before being named head coach on March 20, 1997

- Was a volunteer assistant at Rutgers University under his former college head coach, Tom Young. This after retiring from playing in the NBA in 1984

- Went with Tom Young to Old Dominion as a part-time assistant before landing assistant coaching positions at Boston College under Jim O'Brien in 1986, and at his alma mater, Rutgers, in 1988.

- Eddie Jordan was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the 1977 NBA Draft (33rd overall), later acquired by New Jersey midway through his rookie year

- As a Net he led the league in total steals in 1978-79 and was second in total steals in 1979-80.

- Joined the Los Angeles Lakers during the 1980-81 season where he played four seasons

- Was a member of the 1982 Lakers NBA World Championship squad

- In his seven-year NBA career, Jordan averaged 8.1 points, 3.8 assists and 1.82 steals per game.

- Eddie Jordan graduated from Rutgers in 1977 with a degree in health and physical education.

- In junior campaign at Rutgers, Jordan led the Scarlet Knights to the 1976 NCAA Final Four, where he was named East Regional MVP

- In his senior year Eddie Jordan was named honorable mention All-America and set Rutgers all-time career records in assists (585) and steals (220)

- Eddie Jordan is a 1973 graduate of Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington DC



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