Johnny Egan

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Johnny Egan
Personal information
Born (1939-01-31) January 31, 1939 (age 78)
Hartford, Connecticut
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Weaver (Hartford, Connecticut)
College Providence (1958–1961)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 2 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career 1961–1972
Position Point guard
Number 25, 15, 11, 21,
Career history
As player:
19611963 Detroit Pistons
19631965 New York Knicks
19651968 Baltimore Bullets
19681970 Los Angeles Lakers
1970 Cleveland Cavaliers
19701972 San Diego / Houston Rockets
As coach:
19731976 Houston Rockets
Career NBA statistics
Points 5,521 (7.8 ppg)
Rebounds 1,284 (1.8 rpg)
Assists 2,102 (3.0 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John Francis Egan (born January 31, 1939) is a retired American professional basketball player and coach.

A 5' 11" (1.80 m) guard from Weaver High School (Connecticut) and Providence College, he played 11 seasons (1961 – 1972) in the NBA, spending time with the Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, Baltimore Bullets, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, and San Diego/Houston Rockets. He later served as a coach for the Rockets for four seasons in the 1970s. Known for the Johnny Egan Rainbow.

Head coaching record[edit]

Legend
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 %
Team Year G W L W–L% Finish PG PW PL PW–L% Result
Houston 1972–73 35 16 19 .457 3rd in Central Missed playoffs
Houston 1973–74 82 32 50 .390 3rd in Central Missed playoffs
Houston 1974–75 82 41 41 .500 2nd in Central 8 3 5 .375 Lost in Conf. Semifinals
Houston 1975–76 82 40 42 .488 3rd in Central Missed playoffs
Career 281 129 152 .459 8 3 5 .375

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