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COACHING HISTORY

Year Team Position on Staff
2014-2016
2013-2014
2010-2013
2008-2010
2003-2008
1998-2003
1994-1996
1992-1994
1991-1992
1990-1991
1980-1990
1978-1979
1976-1978
1975-1976
1969-1975
Golden State Warriors
Boston Celtics
Chicago Bulls
Oklahoma City Thunder
Chicago Bulls
Milwaukee Bucks
Philadelphia 76ers
San Antonio Spurs
Drake University
UNLV
California State University, Fresno
Sunair Ostende (BL)
University of California, Santa Barbra
U.S. International University
Fresno Pacific University
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach/Head Coach
Head Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach/Head Coach

COACHING IMPACT
- Coach Adams’ contributions to basketball cannot be mentioned without the enormous role he has played in shaping the next generation of NBA players and coaches. Coach Adams’ impact extends to David Robinson, Dennis Rodman, Vinny Del Negro, Jerry Stackhouse, Sam Cassell, Ray Allen, Glen Robinson, Toni Kukoc, Gary Payton, Scottie Pippen, Scott Skiles, Ben Wallace, Derek Rose, Jimmy Butler, Rajon Rondo, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Kevin Ollie, James Harden, Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, and Klay Thompson.

AREA OF EXPERTISE/OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Prior to his work in the NBA, Coach Adams coached at the collegiate level as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Fresno Pacific University in 1969 and was promoted to head coach in 1972.
- Coach Adams also served assistant coaching stints at U.S. International, University of Cal-Santa Barbara, Fresno State University and University of Nevada-Las Vegas. He was head coach at Fresno State during a second tour of duty from 1986-90.
- Coach Adams has also coached professional basketball in Belgium, consulted and coached with the Canadian National basketball program and two Japanese professional basketball clubs, as well as the Belgian Basketball Federation.
- Coach Adams graduated with a degree in History and Political Science from Fresno Pacific University in 1969 and received a master’s degree in Physical Education from Fresno State in 1974.

COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS / TEAM ACHIEVEMENTS

- 2015 NBA Finals Champions (Golden State Warriors)
- 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Chicago Bulls)
- 2012 NBA Playoffs (Chicago Bulls)
- 2011 Eastern Conference Finals (Chicago Bulls)
- 2007 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Chicago Bulls)
- 2006 NBA Playoffs (Chicago Bulls)
- 2005 NBA Playoffs (Chicago Bulls)
- 2003 NBA Playoffs (Milwaukee Bucks)
- 2001 Eastern Conference Finals (Milwaukee Bucks)
- 2000 NBA Playoffs (Milwaukee Bucks)
- 1999 NBA Playoffs (Milwaukee Bucks)
- 1994 NBA Playoffs (San Antonio Spurs)
- 1993 Western Conference Semifinals (San Antonio Spurs)

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