Fred Schaus

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Birthday
30, 1925
Birthplace
Newark, OH
Death Date
Feb 10, 2010 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1925
Birthplace
Newark, OH
Death Date
Feb 10, 2010 (84)

About

The first coach of the Lakers after they moved to Los Angeles. He mentored Hall of Famer Jerry West.

Before Fame

He played college ball at West Virginia, where he came back to coach after retiring from the NBA.

Trivia

He competed in the very first NBA All-Star game.

Family Life

He had two sons with his wife Barbara, and six grandchildren.

Associated With

He and Chick Hearn both made their names with the Lakers organization.