Maurice Cheeks

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Birthday
8, 1956
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

4-time NBA All-Star point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, who helped lead the team to an NBA Championship in 1983. He became an NBA coach after retirement.

Before Fame

He grew up in the Robert Taylor Homes, a housing project in Chicago.

Trivia

He served as head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers from 2001 to 2005 then coached the Philadelphia 76ers for three seasons before having a great deal of success as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2009 to 2013.

Family Life

He raised two children with his wife.

Associated With

He helped develop the game of star forward Kevin Durant during his time as an assistant for the Thunder.