Prolific basketball coach who led 8 NBA teams into the playoffs, won the NCAA Championship with Kansas and won an NBA Championship with Detroit.
He played as a 5' 9' point guard at Long Beach High School, and then played at the University of North Carolina under coaches Frank McGuire and Dean Smith.
He became the first coach to ever win both an NCAA and NBA Championship.
He married Shelly Brown in 1993 and he has three daughters, Madison, Alli and Kristen, and a son, L.J. His parents were Ann and Milton Brown. After his father's death, his mother kept his passing a secret for a whole month.
Only Brown, Pat Riley and a few other basketball coaches have 1,000+ career wins.