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COACHING HISTORY

Year Team Position on Staff
2003-2005
2002-2003
1993-1998
1986-1993
1984-1985
New York Knicks
Toronto Raptors
Atlanta Hawks
Cleveland Cavaliers
Seattle SuperSonics
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach

COACHING IMPACT
- Coach Helm’s contributions to basketball cannot be mentioned without the enormous role he has played in shaping the next generation of NBA players and coaches. Coach Helm’s impact extends to Ron Harper, Chris Dudley, Steve Kerr, Mookie Blaylock, Dominique Wilkins, Brian Winters, Dikembe Mutombo, Christian Laettner, Vince Carter, Allan Houston, Stephon Marbury, Charlie Ward, and Vin Baker.

AREA OF EXPERTISE/OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Coach Helm’s assignments include an emphasis on quality control, the defensive game plan, and mapping out practice sessions throughout the season.
- Coach Helm has written columns for Letterman Magazine and for the National Association of Basketball Coaches journal.
- 2004 Coach Helm spent nearly two weeks in China as part of the inaugural NBA-CBA Coaches Camp, presented by McDonald’s and conducted in cooperation with the China Basketball Association.
- 2004 Coach Helm joined fellow NBA Coaches Don Casey, Dean Cooper and former Knick Rolando Blackman in instructing 150 Junior Olympic coaches. Coach Helm has also conducted hoop clinics in Australia, Argentina, China, Greece, and Spain.
- 2001 Coach Helm assisted with the Lenny Wilkens’ Legacy Series of instructional videos.
- Coach Helm is an active member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and was honored by the FCA in 1990 as the Association’s Ohio Sportsman of the Year.

COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS / TEAM ACHIEVEMENTS

- 2004 NBA Playoffs (New York Knicks)
- 1998 NBA Playoffs (Atlanta Hawks)
- 1997 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Atlanta Hawks)
- 1996 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Atlanta Hawks)
- 1995 NBA Playoffs (Atlanta Hawks)
- 1994 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Atlanta Hawks)
- 1993 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Cleveland Cavaliers)
- 1992 Eastern Conference Finals (Cleveland Cavaliers)
- 1990 NBA Playoffs (Cleveland Cavaliers)
- 1989 NBA Playoffs (Cleveland Cavaliers)
- 1988 NBA Playoffs (Cleveland Cavaliers)

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