Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award
Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award is an annual award given by the National Basketball Association to a longtime NBA coach's life in basketball and his "standard of integrity, competitive excellence and tireless promotion" of the game. The inaugural award winner was Tommy Heinsohn. The award is named after former NBA Head coach Chuck Daly.
|*||Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame|
|2008–09||Tom Heinsohn||United States||Boston Celtics (1969–78)|
|2009–10||Jack Ramsay||United States||Philadelphia 76ers (1968–72)|
Buffalo Braves (1972–76)
Portland Trail Blazers (1976–86)
Indiana Pacers (1986–88)
|Tex Winter||United States||Houston Rockets (1971–73)|
Chicago Bulls (1985–99) (assistant coach)
Los Angeles Lakers (1999–2008) (assistant coach)
|2010–11||Lenny Wilkens||United States||Seattle SuperSonics (1969–72; 1977–86)|
Portland Trail Blazers (1974–76)
Cleveland Cavaliers (1986–93)
Atlanta Hawks (1993–2000)
Toronto Raptors (2000–03)
New York Knicks (2004–05)
|2011–12||Pat Riley||United States||Los Angeles Lakers (1981–90)|
New York Knicks (1991–95)
Miami Heat (1995–2003; 2005–08)
|2012–13||Bill Fitch||United States||Cleveland Cavaliers (1970–79)|
Boston Celtics (1980–83)
Houston Rockets (1983–88)
New Jersey Nets (1989–92)
Los Angeles Clippers (1994–98)
|2013–14||Bernie Bickerstaff||United States||Seattle SuperSonics (1985–89; 1989–90)|
Denver Nuggets (1995–96)
Washington Bullets/Wizards (1997–99)
Charlotte Bobcats (2004–07)
Los Angeles Lakers (2012)
|2014–15||Dick Motta||United States||Chicago Bulls (1968–76)|
Washington Bullets (1976–80)
Dallas Mavericks (1980–87; 1994–96)
Sacramento Kings (1990–91)
Denver Nuggets (1996–97)
|2015–16||K. C. Jones||United States||Capital/Washington Bullets (1973–76)|
Boston Celtics (1983–88)
Seattle SuperSonics (1990–92)
|Jerry Sloan||United States||Chicago Bulls (1979–82)|
Utah Jazz (1988–2011)
- Tom Heinsohn, Jack Ramsay, Pat Riley, Jerry Sloan and Tex Winter were inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
- Lenny Wilkens was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach and a player. He was also inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
- Four of these winners were named Top 10 Coaches in NBA History in 1996:Bill Fitch, Pat Riley, Lenny Wilkens and Jack Ramsay.
- "Pat Riley Receives Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award". Interlink Magazines, LLC. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
- "Chuck Daly 1930-2009". USA Basketball. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
- NBA.com: Top 10 Coaches in NBA History
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