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John Kuester News & Bio


Name:John Kuester
Hometown:Richmond, VA
High School:Benedictine
Born:February 6, 1955 (64)
Height/Weight:6-2, 170
Position:Guard
Notes:Basketball

The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: No. 17 - The 1975 ACC Tournament Championship
The 1975 Tournament was perhaps the greatest in ACC history. UNC was a young team led by junior Mitch Kupchak, sophomores Walter Davis, Tommy LaGarde,...

Chansky’s Notebook: Developing Greatness
Think of freshman point guard Phil Ford, selfless shooting guard John Kuester, talented wing Walter Davis and versatile big man Mitch Kupchak. That was a...

Kuester, Shaver touched by gesture from Dean Smith
John Kuester and his wife, Tricia, stopped at their mailbox Thursday afternoon in Cary, N.C. That’s when they saw what Kuester called "something very special...

Dean Smith, Rick Robey and the moment UNC and Kentucky became real rivals
It came in the 1977 NCAA Tournament. There were 22 seconds left in the NCAA East Regional championship game when Dean Smith charged all the...

Ford Corners: A Silver Lining
We won two ACC championships in the Greensboro Coliseum when I played, and the first one was really special because we had to beat N.C...

DeCock: Ex-UNC star Tommy LaGarde builds career around unexpected
A big man on some of the best UNC teams of the ’70s, his No.?45 is one of the honored numbers hanging from the roof...

Pistons' coach search, NBA lockout leave Pat Sullivan in limbo
Pat Sullivan, an assistant under the past two Pistons coaches Michael Curry and John Kuester, saw his contract end Thursday and he -- along with...

Lakers hire John Kuester
It took the Los Angeles Lakers just more than two weeks to find Phil Jackson's replacement in coach Mike Brown. More than a month later...

John Kuester fired as Pistons coach
New Pistons owner Tom Gores and team president Joe Dumars said Thursday they would make decisions quickly on coach John Kuester. Mercifully, for both the...

Pistons' mutiny, ejection mar John Kuester's Philly trip
Some homecoming for Pistons coach John Kuester. Kuester has deep ties in the Philadelphia area, where his wife lives and his daughter, Katie, is a...


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