Ed Pinckney life and biography

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Ed Pinckney biography

Date of birth : 1963-03-27
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bronx, New York, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-04
Credited as : Basketball coach NBA, assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls, NBA Draft

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Ed Pinckney is a retired NBA basketball player and an assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls.

Career history:

Phoenix Suns (1985-1987)
Sacramento Kings (1987-1989)
Boston Celtics (1989-1994)
Milwaukee Bucks (1994-1995)
Philadelphia 76ers (1995-1996)
Toronto Raptors (1995-1996)
Miami Heat (1996-1997)

Pinckney served as an assistant coach for the Villanova Wildcats, under head coach Jay Wright from 2003-2007.

On September 21, 2007, Pinckney was hired as an assistant coach by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He joined the Chicago Bulls' coaching staff on September 13, 2010.

Pinckney is in his first season as assistant coach on Tom Thibodeau’s staff … he spent last season as the television analyst for the Philadelphia 76ers … prior to that Pinckney spent two seasons as an assistant coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves (2007-2009) … he spent four seasons as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Villanova University (2003-2007) … he also served as a member of the Miami Heat radio and television and broadcasting team after his retirement from basketball in 1997.

A first-round draft choice of the Phoenix Suns in 1985, Pinckney spent 12 seasons in the NBA with Phoenix, Sacramento, Boston, Milwaukee, Toronto, Philadelphia and Miami … as a collegian, he was one of the greatest players in Villanova history, helping lead the Wildcats to the 1985 NCAA National Championship over Georgetown and was named Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.

Ed and his wife Rose have three sons, Shae, Spencer, and Austin and a daughter, Andrea.


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