Lenny Wilkens

Leonard Randolph Wilkens (* 28. October 1937 in Brooklyn, New York) is an US-American basketball coach and a former player. Between 1960 and 1975 he played in the US professional league NBA at the crews of the pc. Louis Hawks, Seattle Supersonics, Cleveland Cavaliers and haven country Trail of Blazers. Starting from 1969 it was active as player coaches, starting from 1975 as coaches. In over thirty years as NBA coaches he achieved more victories than somebody before him. Beside John Wooden and Bill Sharman Wilkens is the only one, which both when players and and coaches into the basketball resound OF Fame one took up.


  • Lenny Wilkens and Terry Pluto: Unguarded. My Forty Years Surviving into the NBA, New York 2000. ISBN 0684873745


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