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Lee, Rose

Born: 1936 AD
Died: 0000 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Basketball Coach

1936 – He was born on the 23rd of October this year, a native of Irvine, Kentucky. 1958 – He was an alumnus of Transylvania University where he served as an assistant coach after graduation under C. M. Newton.


1975 – He became the head coach and athletic director at UNC Charlotte, where in three seasons he took the 49ers to one NIT championship game in 1976.


1977 – He was also named The Sporting News National Coach of the Year, the Sun Belt Coach of the Year, and Charlotte’s "Citizen of the Year."


1978 – He left Charlotte for Purdue University.


1986 – After he retired from the college ranks, he served as an assistant coach for four NBA teams starting with San Antonio Spurs.


1988 – He coached for the New Jersey Nets.


1991 – Then he coached for the Milwaukee Bucks.


1996 – Lastly the Charlotte Hornets until 2001.