NBA.Com Jun 5 2011
NEW YORK — Hall of Famer Lenny Wilkens is the recipient of the Association’s “Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award” for 2011, the National Basketball Coaches Association announced Sunday.
One of only three Hall of Famers enshrined as both player and coach, Wilkens ranks second all-time in wins and first in games coached. He is the only NBA legend listed among both the all-time Top 50 NBA players and the all-time Top-10 NBA Coaches.
“I’m deeply grateful to my NBA peers for honoring me with the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Wilkens. “Chuck was a great coach, but more important a great friend and I’m thrilled to accept this award.”Read More