List of Continental Basketball Association award winners and successful alumni

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Phil Jackson (pictured right) was the head coach of the CBA Albany Patroons before joining the NBA Chicago Bulls as an assistant coach in 1987. Jackson won six NBA Finals as the Bulls' head coach.

The Continental Basketball Association was a men's professional basketball league that existed from 1946 to 2009. The league was formerly known as the Eastern Pennsylvania Basketball League, the Eastern Professional Basketball League and the Eastern Basketball Association. There were several annual awards in the CBA including the Player of the Year Award, the Rookie of the Year Award, the Coach of the Year Award, the Defensive Player of the Year Award and the Newcomer of the Year Award.

Regular season MVPs and Players of the Year[edit]

CBA Newcomer of the Year[edit]

CBA 50th Anniversary Team[edit]

EPBL/EBA era team (1946–1978)[edit]

CBA era team (1978–1996)[edit]

CBA players who played at least 82 NBA games[edit]

CBA coaches who coached at least 82 NBA games[edit]

NBA Yrs Number of years as head coach
CBA Yrs Number of years as head or assistant coach
GC Games coached
W Wins
L Losses
Win% Winning percentage
* Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach
Coach NBA yrs CBA yrs GC W L Win% GC W L Win% Ref.
NBA CBA
Boylan, JimJim Boylan 2007–08, 2012–13 1992–93 106 46 60 .434
Cheeks, MauriceMaurice Cheeks 2001–09, 2013–14 1993–94 620 305 315 .420
Cowens, DaveDave Cowens 1978–79, 1996–2002 1984–85 352 161 191 .457 44 22 22 .500
Hill, BobBob Hill 1986–87, 1990–97, 2005–07 1988 603 310 293 .514 54 21 33 .389
Jackson, PhilPhil Jackson* 1989–2011 1982–87 1,640 1,155 485 .704 232 125 107 .539
Joerger, DaveDave Joerger 2013–present 2000–06 246 147 99 .598 184 118 66 .641
Karl, GeorgeGeorge Karl 1984–88, 1992–2003, 2005–2013, 2015–16 1980–83, 1988–1991 1,999 1,175 824 .588 298 217 81 .728
Krystkowiak, LarryLarry Krystkowiak 2006–08 2003–04 100 31 69 .310 53 37 16 .698
Levane, AndrewAndrew Levane 1952–54, 1958–62 1961 276 106 170 .384 [2][3]
Musselman, BillBill Musselman 1980–82, 1989–1991 1983–88, 1993–94 250 80 170 .320 327 224 103 .685
Musselman, EricEric Musselman 2002–04, 2006–07 1989–1997 246 108 138 .439 392 270 122 .688
Nissalke, TomTom Nissalke 1971–1984 1986–87 879 371 508 .422 48 26 22 .542
Saunders, FlipFlip Saunders 1995–2012 1988–1995 1,248 654 594 .524 390 253 137 .648
Sloan, JerryJerry Sloan* 1979–1982, 1988–2011 1984–85 2,024 1,221 803 .603
Smart, KeithKeith Smart 2002–03, 2010–13 1997–2000 263 93 107 .354 168 85 83 .506
Stotts, TerryTerry Stotts 2002–07, 2012–present 1990–92 611 297 314 .486
Walker, DarrellDarrell Walker 1996–2000 1998–99 169 56 113 .331 56 23 33 .411

CBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Levane to Coach Jets". The New York Times. New York, New York: The New York Times Company. Associated Press. September 20, 1961. p. 32. 
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  4. ^ "National wins All-Star game". Montana Standard. Butte. 23 January 2008. Retrieved 4 August 2014.