|Year||Team||Position on Staff|
Shandong Lions (China)
Shanxi Zhongyu (China)
Los Angeles Clippers
San Antonio Spurs
San Diego Clippers
– Coach Weiss’ contributions to basketball cannot be mentioned without the enormous role he has played in shaping the next generation of NBA players and coaches. Coach Weiss’ impact extends to Bill Walton, Scott Skiles, Doc Rivers, Spud Webb, Dominique Wilkins, Mark Jackson, Shawn Kemp, Gary Payton, Terry Stotts, Patrick Ewing, Ray Allen, and Kemba Walker.
AREA OF EXPERTISE/OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS
– Coach Weiss, who spent 1990-93 with the Atlanta Hawks (124-122 record, plus two playoff berths), is also the former head coach of San Antonio Spurs (1986-88), the Los Angeles Clippers (1993-94) and Seattle SuperSonics (2005-06). Altogether, he compiled a 223-299 mark in 522 contests over seven NBA seasons.
– In 2008, Coach Weiss went abroad to coach Shanxi Zhongyu in the Chinese Basketball Association, and was the subject of the book, “Brave Dragons, A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach and Two Cultures Clashing,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jim Yardley.
– As the 22nd overall pick in the 1965 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, Coach Weiss played 12 NBA seasons for the Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle SuperSonics, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls, Buffalo Braves and Washington Bullets, averaging 7.6 ppg in 783 regular season contests.
COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS / TEAM ACHIEVEMENTS
|– 2016 NBA Playoffs (Charlotte Hornets)
– 2014 NBA Playoffs (Charlotte Bobcats)
– 2005 Western Conference Semifinals (SuperSonics)
– 2002 NBA Playoffs (Seattle SuperSonics)
– 2000 NBA Playoffs (Seattle SuperSonics)
– 1998 Western Conference Semifinals (Seattle SuperSonics)
– 1997 Western Conference Semifinals (Seattle SupersSonics)
|– 1996 NBA Finals Runner-Up (Seattle SuperSonics)
– 1993 NBA Playoffs (Atlanta Hawks)
– 1991 NBA Playoffs (Atlanta Hawks)
– 1988 NBA Playoffs (San Antonio Spurs)
– 1986 Western Conference Semifinals (Dallas Mavericks)
– 1985 NBA Playoffs (Dallas Mavericks)
– 1984 Western Conference Semifinals (Dallas Mavericks)
Wilmington Blue Bombers (EPBL)