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Name:Larry Brown
Hometown:Long Beach, NY
High School:Long Beach
Born:September 14, 1940 (79)
Height/Weight:5-9, 160
Position:Guard
Notes:Basketball
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Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s First Basketball Olympian
Larry Brown was a first-team All-ACC player for Dean Smith’s second North Carolina team in 1962-63. At 14.2 points per game, he was the second...

Chansky's Notebook: Praise keeps coming for UNC football
The praise keeps coming for North Carolina football, all with irony dripping. Three major stories came out Wednesday, pumping up the Tar Heels for a...

Pistons acquisition of Rasheed Wallace shook the NBA – and brought another banner to Detroit
Nobody could have known for sure how emphatically Rasheed Wallace completed the Pistons. The ace Joe Dumars held in his pocket was Larry Brown, whose...

Podcast: George Lynch Discusses Michael Jordan, Larry Brown, Allen Iverson
Former North Carolina Tar Heel, 1993 NCAA champion, and Philadelphia 76er George Lynch joined the Sixers Talk podcast to reminisce about 2001 and discuss Michael...

Lucas: Day 1 UNC Point Guard Fan Favorite Voting
Today tips off the voting in the UNC point guard fan favorite bracket. Today's matchups include some very difficult decisions, and you can vote all...

The story of how Michael Jordan made his way into a recruiting video for Kansas basketball
The Kansas men’s basketball program officially hired Roy Williams to replace Larry Brown as head coach on July 8, 1988, and less than two months...

Podcast: The Larry Brown Interview
Legendary basketball coach Larry Brown had a remarkable conversation with Noah Coslov and Adam Stanco on the Catch and Shoot podcast. The Hall of Famer...

As former Goodyear Wingfoots gather, Larry Brown recalls special first step on Hall of Fame journey
Larry Brown played only two seasons with the Goodyear Wingfoots before going on to a four-decade coaching career that landed him in the Basketball Hall...

Larry Brown on Rasheed Wallace's coaching critics: 'They don’t have a clue'
Ball don't lie, but sometimes Rasheed Wallace's critics do. Former Pistons coach Larry Brown was irritated by some reactions Friday to Wallace becoming Coach Sheed...

Chansky’s Notebook: Best Coach Ever?
Despite a controversy-marred career, Larry Brown remains an iconic coach and the only man to win an NCAA championship (Kansas, 1988) and an NBA title...


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