Chuck Daly

1930 - 2009

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Charles Jerome Daly (July 20, 1930 – May 9, 2009) was an American basketball head coach. He led the Detroit Pistons to two consecutive National Basketball Association (NBA) championships in 1989 and 1990, and the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team ("The Dream Team") to the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics.Daly is a two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, being inducted in 1994 for his individual coaching career, and in 2010 was posthumously inducted as the head coach of the "Dream Team". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chuck Daly has received more than 1,076,750 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Chuck Daly is the 55th most popular basketball player, the 3,718th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,317th in 2019) and the 39th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Chuck Daly ranks 55 out of 1,264Before him are Dirk Nowitzki, Paul Arizin, Pete Maravich, Sam Jones, David Robinson, and Oscar Schmidt. After him are Lenny Wilkens, Steve Kerr, Reggie Miller, Don Nelson, Stephen Curry, and Wes Unseld.

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Among people born in 1930, Chuck Daly ranks 224Before him are Gastone Nencini, Edna O'Brien, Jacques Hamel, Katherine Jackson, Lazar Berman, and Gary Snyder. After him are Jesús Garay, Anne Francis, Josef Hügi, Yuri Artyukhin, José María Zárraga, and Lothar Wolleh. Among people deceased in 2009, Chuck Daly ranks 132Before him are Zbigniew Religa, Ken Annakin, Jim Carroll, Marilyn Chambers, Guillermo Endara, and Alda Merini. After him are Abdellatif Filali, Rosanna Schiaffino, Roy E. Disney, Yegor Gaidar, Mike Bongiorno, and Stephen Kim Sou-hwan.

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Among people born in United States, Chuck Daly ranks 3,718 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Chang (1972), Tyrese Gibson (1978), Gary Snyder (1930), Jim Kelly (1946), Tony Sirico (1942), and Heather Graham (1970). After him are Robert Penn Warren (1905), Lenny Wilkens (1937), Helen Thomas (1920), Robert Mueller (1944), Linda Darnell (1923), and Nancy Marchand (1928).


Among basketball players born in United States, Chuck Daly ranks 39Before him are Rick Barry (1944), Nate Thurmond (1941), Paul Arizin (1928), Pete Maravich (1947), Sam Jones (1933), and David Robinson (1965). After him are Lenny Wilkens (1937), Reggie Miller (1965), Don Nelson (1940), Stephen Curry (1988), Wes Unseld (1946), and Kevin Garnett (1976).