Red Holzman

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Birthday
10, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 13, 1998 (78)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 13, 1998 (78)

About

Hall of Fame coach who led the New York Knicks to their first two NBA championships in 1970 and 1973.

Before Fame

He was rookie of the year in 1945 with the NBL Rochester Royals.

Trivia

He always coached his team to be selfless and play together which showed that teamwork can overcome even great all-around stars.

Family Life

His parents were first-generation Eastern European immigrants.

Associated With

His team played against - and beat - the Los Angeles Lakers with Hall of Famers Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, and Elgin Baylor for their first title.