Profession: NBA Point Guard and Coach
Why Famous: Played 15 seasons for four NBA teams before becoming a head coach, where he won the 1979 NBA Championship with the Seattle SuperSonics.
As coach he had one most successful records in NBA history.
- 1962-07-28 NBA player Lenny Wilkens (24) weds Marilyn Reed
- 1989-02-10 Celtic KC Jones & Cavalier Lenny Wilkens elected to NBA Hall of Fame
- 1995-01-06 Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach (939)
- 1996-03-01 Lenny Wilkens, winningest coach in NBA, coaches his 1,000th victory