Jerry Reynolds (basketball, born 1944)
January 29, 1944 |
French Lick, Indiana
|Listed height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||Springs Valley
(French Lick, Indiana)
|1972–1975||West Georgia (assistant)|
|1985–1988||Sacramento Kings (assistant)|
|1987||Sacramento Kings (interim HC)|
He coached the Sacramento Kings for two different stretches; once in 1987 and from 1988 through 1989. He also served as the team's general manager. Jerry Reynolds served as general manager of the Sacramento Monarchs WNBA team, a post from which he retired in 2003.
In 2005, Jerry Reynolds wrote a book about his 20 years of experiences with the Kings called Reynolds Remembers Tales from the Sacramento Kings.
Prior to his NBA tenure, Reynolds enjoyed a successful coaching career in the college ranks; he was part of the staff at Vincennes University when the Trailblazers won the 1970 NJCAA National title. Later, he was on Roger Kaiser's staff at West Georgia College when the Braves won the 1974 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
Reynolds is a graduate of Vincennes University and Oakland City University; he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 1990 from Vincennes. He lives in Roseville, California with his wife Dodie; they married in 1968.
He was inducted in the University of West Georgia Hall of Fame in 1991.
Head coaching record
|Regular season||G||Games coached||W||Games won||L||Games lost||W–L %||Win–loss %|
|Post season||PG||Playoff games||PW||Playoff wins||PL||Playoff losses||PW–L %||Playoff win–loss %|
|Sacramento||1986–87||36||15||21||.417||5th in Midwest||—||—||—||—||Missed Playoffs|
|Sacramento||1987–88||24||7||17||.292||6th in Midwest||—||—||—||—||Missed Playoffs|
|Sacramento||1988–89||82||27||55||.329||6th in Pacific||—||—||—||—||Missed Playoffs|
|Sacramento||1989–90||28||7||21||.250||7th in Pacific||—||—||—||—||Missed Playoffs|
- Marcus, Jeff (2003). A Biographical Directory of Professional Basketball Coaches. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, Inc. ISBN 0-8108-4007-3.
- Arrington, Debbie (March 2, 2013). "Kings' Jerry Reynolds loves low-key life in Roseville". Sacramento Bee. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
- Reynolds, Jerry. Reynolds Remembers Tales from the Sacramento Kings. Sports Publishing Books. ISBN 978-1-61321-748-1.
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