Phil Hubbard

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Phil Hubbard
Personal information
Born (1956-12-13) December 13, 1956 (age 58)
Canton, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Canton McKinley (Canton, Ohio)
College Michigan (1975–1979)
NBA draft 1979 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Pro career 1979–1989
Position Power forward / Center
Number 35
Career history
19791982 Detroit Pistons
1982–1989 Cleveland Cavaliers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 7,228 (10.9 ppg)
Rebounds 3,538 (5.3 rpg)
Assists 857 (1.3 apg)
Stats at

Philip Gregory "Phil" Hubbard (born December 13, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player and current coach. He played for the Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association from 1979 to 1989. He later served as an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards from 2003–2009. Hubbard is currently serving as the head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders. [1]

Amateur career[edit]

Hubbard played high school basketball at athletic powerhouse Canton McKinley High School. He also played college basketball at the University of Michigan where he helped lead the team to the 1976 NCAA Championship Game against Indiana University. His 389 rebounds in the 1976-77 season remains the single season record at Michigan.[2] Hubbard was a member of the 1976 U.S.A. Olympic basketball team that won the Gold medal.[3] Hubbard was selected by the Pistons with the 15th overall pick in the 1979 NBA Draft.

Coaching career[edit]

Coach Assistant:

  • 1999–2000: Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
  • 2002–2003: Golden State Warriors (NBA)
  • 2003–2004: Washington Wizards (NBA)
  • 2004–2005: Washington Wizards (NBA)
  • 2005–2006: Washington Wizards (NBA)
  • 2006–2007: Washington Wizards (NBA)
  • 2007–2008: Washington Wizards (NBA)
  • 2008–2009: Washington Wizards (NBA)
  • 2012: Caneros de La Romana (Dominican Rep.-LNB)
  • 2012–2013: Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
  • 2013–2014: Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)[4]


Hubbard's son, Maurice, is a basketball player at the University of South Carolina at Aiken and played high school basketball at Westfield High School in Chantilly, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C.[5] Hubbard's daughter, Whitney, is a graduate of Hampton University and played high school volleyball also for Westfield High School.[6]

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