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From Dean Smith to Gregg Popovich, Larry Brown has extensive ties


Larry Brown, 73, has had a long coaching career, and in that time, he's grown quite the coaching tree. Take a look at the people he learned from, then later taught. Dean Smith (1961-67) As player: 1961-64; as assistant coach: 1966-67. An assistant under Frank McGuire, Smith was Brown’s head coach for three years and mentored him as an assistant for one season. (Dallas Morning News)


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