National Basketball Association executives

2017-07-29T21:54:51+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Micky Arison, Dick Van Arsdale, Lenny Wilkens, Billy Cunningham, Wally Walker, Joe Dumars, George Shinn, Stan Kroenke, Leslie Alexander (businessman), Fred Schaus, Cotton Fitzsimmons, Mario Ančić, Kelly Tripucka, Vince Boryla, Red McCombs, Bob Ferry, Jeffrey Pollack, Dave Gavitt, Larry Tanenbaum, Daniel Biasone, Aubrey McClendon, Brad Greenberg, Jon Jennings, Pat Croce, Larry Weinberg, Bill Daniels, Bob Short, Fitz Eugene Dixon Jr., Steve Belkin, Billy Knight, Gillian Zucker, David Kahn (sports executive), Gar Forman, Haskell Cohen, Ben Kerner, Franklin Mieuli, George J. Maloof Jr., George J. Maloof Sr., Stephen Pagliuca, Ted Stepien, Billy McKinney (basketball), Dirk Minniefield, Peter Bynoe, Herman Sarkowsky, Melvin Simon, Rick Pitino, Rick Pych, Robert Schmertz, Robert Sarver, Bernie Bickerstaff, John Y. Brown Jr., Dan DeVos, Nick Mileti, Bob MacKinnon, Tom L. Ward, Jim Fitzgerald, Alan N. Cohen, Alex Meruelo, Dave Checketts, Ed Snider, Harold Katz, Harry T. Mangurian Jr., Sam Schulman flashcards National Basketball Association executives
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  • Micky Arison
    Micky Arison (born June 29, 1949) is an Israeli-American businessman and chairman of Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise operator.
  • Dick Van Arsdale
    Richard Albert "Dick" Van Arsdale (born February 22, 1943) is an American former professional basketball player and coach, and a current National Basketball Association (NBA) executive.
  • Lenny Wilkens
    Leonard Randolph "Lenny" Wilkens (born October 28, 1937) is an American retired basketball player and coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
  • Billy Cunningham
    William John "Billy" Cunningham (born June 3, 1943) is an American former professional basketball player and coach, who was nicknamed the Kangaroo Kid.
  • Wally Walker
    Walter Frederick "Wally" Walker (born July 18, 1954) is an American former professional basketball player.
  • Joe Dumars
    Joe Dumars III (born May 24, 1963) is an American retired basketball player in the National Basketball Association.
  • George Shinn
    George Shinn (born May 11, 1941) is the former owner of the Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets as well the Charlotte Knights and Gastonia Rangers minor league baseball teams along with the Raleigh–Durham Skyhawks of the World League of American Football.
  • Stan Kroenke
    Enos Stanley "Stan" Kroenke (/ˈkroʊŋki/; born July 29, 1947) is an American business entrepreneur.
  • Leslie Alexander (businessman)
    Leslie L. Alexander (born 1944) is an American attorney, businessman and financier.
  • Fred Schaus
    Frederick Appleton "Fred" Schaus (June 30, 1925 – February 10, 2010) was an American basketball player, head coach and athletic director for the West Virginia University Mountaineers, player for the National Basketball Association's Fort Wayne Pistons and New York Knicks, general manager and head coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, head coach of Purdue University basketball, and a member of the NCAA Basketball Committee.
  • Cotton Fitzsimmons
    Lowell "Cotton" Fitzsimmons (October 7, 1931 – July 24, 2004) was an American college and NBA basketball coach.
  • Mario Ančić
    Mario Ančić (Croatian pronunciation: [mâːrio âːntʃitɕ]; born 30 March 1984) is a retired Croatian professional tennis player.
  • Kelly Tripucka
    Peter Kelly Tripucka (born February 16, 1959), is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 1981 to 1991.
  • Vince Boryla
    Vincent Joseph "Vince" Boryla (March 11, 1927 – March 27, 2016) was an American basketball player, coach and executive.
  • Red McCombs
    Billy Joe McCombs, known as Red McCombs (born October 19, 1927), is the billionaire founder of the Red McCombs Automotive Group in San Antonio, Texas, a co-founder of Clear Channel Communications, chairman of Constellis Group, a former owner of the San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets, and the Minnesota Vikings, and the namesake of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Bob Ferry
    Robert Dean Ferry (born May 31, 1937) is an American retired basketball player and executive.
  • Jeffrey Pollack
    Jeffrey Pollack (born circa 1965) is a sports business consultant and former Commissioner of the World Series of Poker.
  • Dave Gavitt
    David "Dave" Gavitt (October 26, 1937 – September 16, 2011) was an American college basketball coach and athletic director at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Larry Tanenbaum
    Lawrence M. Tanenbaum OC (born 1945) is a Canadian businessman and chairman of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE).
  • Daniel Biasone
    Daniel Biasone (February 22, 1909 – May 25, 1992) was the founding owner of the Syracuse Nationals, an NBA team now known as the Philadelphia 76ers.
  • Aubrey McClendon
    Aubrey Kerr McClendon (July 14, 1959 – March 2, 2016) was an American businessman and the founder and chief executive officer of American Energy Partners, LP.
  • Brad Greenberg
    Brad Howard Greenberg (born February 24, 1954) is an American basketball coach who is the current head coach of Eskişehir Basket of Turkish Basketball League.
  • Jon Jennings
    Jon Paul Jennings (born October 2, 1962 in Richmond, Indiana) is an American politician and basketball coach currently serving as City Manager for the City of Portland, Maine.
  • Pat Croce
    Pasquale "Pat" Croce (born November 2, 1954) is an American entrepreneur, sports team executive and owner, author, and TV personality.
  • Larry Weinberg
    Larry Weinberg (born January 23, 1926) is an American real estate developer who was one of the founders of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers.
  • Bill Daniels
    Robert W. "Bill" Daniels (July 1, 1920 – March 7, 2000) was a pioneer in the cable television industry, commonly known as the "father of cable television.
  • Bob Short
    Robert Earl Short (July 20, 1917 – November 20, 1982) was an American businessman, sport teams owner and politician.
  • Fitz Eugene Dixon Jr.
    Fitz Eugene Dixon Jr.
  • Steve Belkin
    Steve Belkin is the founder of Trans National Group, travel and other services, especially to affinity groups.
  • Billy Knight
    William R. "Billy" Knight (born June 9, 1952) is an American former professional basketball player who most recently served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks from 2003–08.
  • Gillian Zucker
    Gillian Zucker (born 1969) is an American sports executive, currently serving as the president of business operations of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.
  • David Kahn (sports executive)
    David Kahn (born July 28, 1961) is an American sports executive, attorney, and former sportswriter.
  • Gar Forman
    Gar Forman is an American basketball executive for the National Basketball Association's Chicago Bulls.
  • Haskell Cohen
    Haskell Cohen (March 12, 1914 – June 28, 2000) was the public relations director of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1950 to 1969.
  • Ben Kerner
    Ben Kerner (June 9, 1913 – November 22, 2000) was an American professional basketball pioneer.
  • Franklin Mieuli
    Franklin Mieuli (/ˈmjuːli/ MEW-lee; September 14, 1920 – April 25, 2010) was a San Francisco Bay Area radio and television producer who was best known as the principal owner of the Golden State Warriors from 1962 to 1986.
  • George J. Maloof Jr.
    George Joseph Maloof Jr.
  • George J. Maloof Sr.
    George Joseph Maloof Sr.
  • Stephen Pagliuca
    Stephen Pagliuca (born January 16, 1955) is an American private equity investor, co-chairman of Bain Capital, and co-owner of the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
  • Ted Stepien
    Theodore J. "Ted" Stepien (June 9, 1925 – September 10, 2007) was an American businessman who owned the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1980 to 1983.
  • Billy McKinney (basketball)
    William Mervin McKinney III (born June 5, 1955) is a retired American professional basketball player and former radio broadcaster.
  • Dirk Minniefield
    Dirk DeWayne Minniefield (born January 17, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball player.
  • Peter Bynoe
    Peter Charles Bernard Bynoe (born March 20, 1951) is a Chicago attorney and businessman, formerly the only African-American equity partner in the Chicago office of DLA Piper.
  • Herman Sarkowsky
    Herman Sarkowsky (June 9, 1925 – November 2, 2014) was a Seattle, Washington, United States businessman, philanthropist, thoroughbred breeder, and former sports executive.
  • Melvin Simon
    Melvin "Mel" Simon (October 21, 1926 – September 16, 2009) was an American businessman and film producer, who co-founded the largest shopping mall company in the United States, the Simon Property Group, with his younger brother, Herb Simon.
  • Rick Pitino
    Richard Andrew "Rick" Pitino (born September 18, 1952) is an American basketball coach.
  • Rick Pych
    Rick Pych (born in Hartford, Connecticut) is an American professional sports executive.
  • Robert Schmertz
    Robert Schmertz (November 15, 1926 – July 24, 1975) was an American real estate developer and sports franchise owner.
  • Robert Sarver
    Robert Sarver (born 1961 in Tucson, Arizona) is the majority owner of the National Basketball Association franchise Phoenix Suns.
  • Bernie Bickerstaff
    Bernard Tyrone "Bernie" Bickerstaff (born February 11, 1944) is an American basketball coach.
  • John Y. Brown Jr.
    John Young Brown Jr.
  • Dan DeVos
    For the Belgian artist, see Danny Devos.
  • Nick Mileti
    Nick James Mileti (born April 22, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American author, retired lawyer, former businessman, sports entrepreneur and former sports franchise owner who was, during the 1970s, the owner of the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Crusaders hockey team, the Coliseum at Richfield and radio station "3WE" WWWE AM/1100 (now WTAM).
  • Bob MacKinnon
    Robert "Bob" MacKinnon (December 5, 1927 – July 7, 2015) was an American collegiate and professional basketball coach.
  • Tom L. Ward
    Tom L. Ward is a prominent Oklahoma City businessman and philanthropist.
  • Jim Fitzgerald
    James Francis "Jim" Fitzgerald (March 27, 1926 – June 4, 2012) was an American businessman and former professional sports owner.
  • Alan N. Cohen
    Alan Norman Cohen (December 19, 1930 in Passaic, New Jersey – August 10, 2004 in Boca Raton, Florida) was the former co-owner of the Boston Celtics and the New Jersey Nets, and chairman and CEO of the Madison Square Garden Corporation, owner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers.
  • Alex Meruelo
    Alex Meruelo (born 1962/1963 (age 53–54)) is a Cuban-American businessman most widely known for his failed bid to become the majority owner of the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association.
  • Dave Checketts
    David W. Checketts (born 1956) is an American businessman.
  • Ed Snider
    Edward Malcolm "Ed" Snider (January 6, 1933 – April 11, 2016) was the chairman of Comcast Spectacor, a Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company that owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League; the Wells Fargo Center; the regional sports network Comcast SportsNet; and Global Spectrum, an international facilities management company.
  • Harold Katz
    Harold Katz is an American entrepreneur from the Greater Philadelphia area.
  • Harry T. Mangurian Jr.
    Harry T. Mangurian Jr.
  • Sam Schulman
    Samuel "Sam" Schulman (April 10, 1910 – June 12, 2003) was an American businessman from New York who was a founding owner and President of the Seattle SuperSonics of the National Basketball Association and an owner of the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League.