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| 2005-06

NBA coach Rick Adelman
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- twice coached the Portland Trail Blazers to berths in the NBA Finals and later coached the Golden State Warriors

- returned to the NBA after a season's absence on Sept. 17, 1998, when the Sacramento Kings hired him as the franchise's 19th head coach.

- reached the 300-win mark in 468 games, the seventh-fastest in NBA history

- Rick Adelman played in NBA, came to the league as a 6-2 guard in 1968

- spent 14 years in the Trail Blazers organization, including three as a player (1970-73), five as an assistant coach (1983-89) and six as the team's head coach (1989-94).

- compiled a 291-154 record as Blazers head coach and took the Blazers to the NBA Finals in 1990 and 1992

- coached Golden State for two seasons, 1995-96 and 1996-97.

- attended Loyola Marymount

- selected by the then-San Diego Rockets in the seventh round of the 1968 NBA Draft, the 79th overall player picked

- spent two seasons as a reserve in San Diego

- taken by Portland in the 1970 NBA Expansion Draft and was first team captain in Blazers history.

- Rick Adelman averaged 10.1 points, 4.6 assists and 27.7 minutes in three seasons with Portland

- got traded by Portland to the Chicago Bulls

- played for Bulls, the New Orleans Jazz and the Kansas City-Omaha Kings before retiring in 1975

- Rick Adelman's NBA player stats for career were 7.7 points, 3.5 assists and 22.6 minutes per game in seven NBA seasons.

- began his coaching career at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon

- from 1977 to 1983, Chemeketa went 141-39 and won or shared in three Oregon community college championships and one regional title

- rejoined the Trail Blazers in 1983 as an assistant to Jack Ramsay and served as an assistant coach until Feb. 19, 1989, when he replaced Mike Schuler as head coach.

- in 1989-90, his first full season as the head coach, Adelman guided the Blazers to a 59-23 record and a trip to the NBA Finals, where they lost to the Detroit Pistons in five games. The following year, Portland went 63-19 and won the Pacific Division title before bowing to the Lakers in the Western Conference Finals, and Adelman finished second in balloting for NBA Coach of the Year award.







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