Rick Carlisle

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Rick Carlisle
Rick Carlisle 2011-10-03.jpg
Carlisle in October 2011
Dallas Mavericks
PositionHead coach
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1959-10-27) October 27, 1959 (age 60)
Ogdensburg, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolLisbon Central (Lisbon, New York)
Worcester Academy
(Worcester, Massachusetts)
College
NBA draft1984 / Round: 3 / Pick: 70th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career1984–1989
PositionShooting guard
Number34, 3, 12
Coaching career1989–present
Career history
As player:
19841987Boston Celtics
1987Albany Patroons
1987–1988New York Knicks
1989New Jersey Nets
As coach:
19891994New Jersey Nets (assistant)
19941997Portland Trail Blazers (assistant)
19972000Indiana Pacers (assistant)
20012003Detroit Pistons
20032007Indiana Pacers
2008–presentDallas Mavericks
Career highlights and awards
As player
As coach
Career NBA statistics
Points422 (2.2 ppg)
Rebounds141 (0.8 rpg)
Assists201 (1.1 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Richard Preston Carlisle (/ˈkɑːrll/ KAR-lyle; born October 27, 1959) is an American basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has also served as head coach of the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons.[1][2][3][4] As a player, Carlisle played for the Boston Celtics, New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets. He is also one of only 11 people to win an NBA championship both as a player and as a coach.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Vecsey, Peter; Bontemps, Tim (May 3, 2008). "Sources: Mavs To Hire Carlisle". New York Post.
  2. ESPN – Sources: Carlisle, Mavs reach agreement on 4-year deal – NBA
  3. Mavericks: One and done: Carlisle tabbed to coach Mavs
  4. AFP: Mavericks reach four-year coaching deal with Carlisle Archived May 14, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  5. Mavericks defeat Heat for NBA title