Alexander Murray Hannum was a professional basketball player and Hall-of-Fame coach. Hannum is mostly known for coaching the Wilt Chamberlain-led Philadelphia 76ers of 1966-67 to the NBA championship, ending the eight-year title streak of the Boston Celtics. He had also coached the Bob Pettit-led St. Louis Hawks team to the 1958 NBA Championship over the Celtics in the NBA Finals, thus making him the first of only three head coaches in NBA history to win championships with two different teams . The aforementioned seasons were the only two in Bill Russell's 13-year career in which the...
|Birthdate:||July 19, 1923|
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, California|
|Date of death:||January 18, 2002|
|All Positions Played:||Center|
|Education:||University of Southern California, Alexander Hamilton High School|