Rick Pitino

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Birthday
18, 1952
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

College basketball coach who led three different schools to the NCAA Final Four. He won his first NCAA Championship with Kentucky in 1996 and his second with Louisville in 2013.

Before Fame

He had an inauspicious coaching start at the University of Hawaii, who was cited by NCAA for violations involving gifts to players.

Trivia

He briefly coached the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics in the NBA but had little success.

Family Life

He had six children with Joanne Minardi, whom he married in 1976.

Associated With

In his freshman year at the University of Massachusetts he was teammates with "Dr. J" Julius Erving.