Larry Brown

Quick Facts

Full name Lawrence Harvey Brown
Nickname Larry Brown
Birthdate September 14, 1940
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity Not Mentioned
Religion Not Mentioned
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Age 82 years old
Father’s name Milton Brown
Mother’s name Ann Brown
Sibling Brother
Sibling Name Herb Brown
High School Long Beach High School
College North Carolina
Marital status Married
Wife’s Name Shelly Galster Brown
Ex-Girlfriends Not Mentioned
Children Four (three daughters and one son)
Children’s Name Kristen BrownMadison Brown

Alli Brown

L.J Brown

Weight 75 kg
Height 1.75 m (5’9″)
Eye Color Not Known
Hair Color Grey
Beard or Mustache Not Known
Profession Basketball PlayerBasketball Coach



Position Point guard
Selected By Baltimore Bullets
Jersey Number 11
Drafted Year 1963/ Round: 7/ Pick: 55th Overall
Playing career 1967-1972
Current Profession Basketball Coach
Career coaching record ABA & NBA
 Annual Salary $2 million
Net Worth $70 million
Social Media N/A
Merch Oakland Oaks ShirtUniversity of North Carolina Sweatshirt
Last Update October, 2022

American basketball coach and ex-player Larry Brown is the Memphis Tigers’ assistant coach. The only basketball coach in history, Larry Brown, has triumphed in both the NBA and the NCAA Final Four.

Age & Birth Information

Lawrence Harvey Brown, Larry Brown’s name at birth, was born on September 14, 1940. He is currently 82 years old. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and is Jewish. Hittelman, his maternal grandpa, was from Minsk, Belarus.

When Ann Brown was 26 years old, she first met Milton Brown, his furniture merchant father.

He also has an older brother named Herbert and has coached the NBA. He tragically lost his father in 1947 as a result of an aneurysm burst. His mother had a 106-year life span.

Academic Qualification

Long Beach High School was attended by this outstanding athlete. At the 1961 Maccabiah Games in Israel, he took home the gold medal in basketball for Team USA, which also included Art Heyman and Charley Rosen.

He played basketball at the University of North Carolina for great coaches Dean Smith and Frank McGuire. In 1963, he was a member of the All-Atlantic Coast Conference team.

Professional life

In the early 1960s, Larry was a standout player for the Tar Heels but was deemed too undersized to compete in the NBA. He played with the Akron Wingfoots of the NABL for two years to begin his post-college career (1964–1965).

The Wingfoots won the 1964 AAU National Championship under his leadership, as well. Later, he was selected for Team USA’s gold-winning 1964 Summer Olympic squad.

This player joined the fledgling American Basketball Association and played for the Oakland Oaks, New Orleans Buccaneers, Washington Caps, Virginia Squires, and Denver Rockets after a brief spell as an assistant coach at North Carolina.

Larry Brown is a Professional Basketball Player(Source: Salina)

He was selected to the All-ABA Second Team and was awarded MVP of the ABA’s inaugural All-Star Game in 1968. But for the first three years of the ABA, he was the league leader in assists made per game.

Later, Larry was the ABA’s all-time leader in assists when his playing career came to an end. He ranks seventh on the all-time ABA assists list with 2,509 total assists. Therefore, with 23 assists in a game, he holds the ABA record. He was a three-time ABA All-Star as a result.

Information on the career

In the American Basketball Association (ABA) and the National Basketball Association, Larry has a lifetime coaching record of 1,275-965. (NBA). Additionally, he is the only coach in NBA history to have taken eight different clubs to the playoffs.

He also earned an Olympic Gold Medal in 1964, as well as an ABA title when playing for the Oakland Oaks in 1968–1969

Additionally, he is the first coach to ever oversee two NBA teams at the same time ( Clippers and Spurs). This athlete played professionally in the ABA and for the University of North Carolina before beginning his coaching career.

He was inducted as a coach into the Basketball Hall of Fame on September 27, 2002. The National Basketball Coaches Association presented him with the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award on July 8, 2021.

Endorsements of brands

Regarding his endorsement of any brands, Larry has not made any disclosures. He may not have promoted any companies up to this point. No mention of his support, though, can be found on any well-known websites like Wikipedia.

Relationship Status

Larry Brown with his wife(Source: Showbizcast)

Regarding his personal life, Larry wed Shelly Galster Brown, a former real estate agent, in 1993. The Brown family has one son and three daughters. As their first child, they were gifted with a stunning girl named Kristen Brown. Later, their son L.J Brown, daughters Madison Brown and Alli Brown, and other family members joined them.

Height & Weight

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Brown stands 1.75 meters tall (5 feet 9 inches) in height. This individual is about 75 kilos (165 lb). He has gorgeous hazel eyes and grey hair. However, there is currently no more information accessible regarding his physical characteristics.

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on social media

The Twitter account of this incredible player is @LarryBrownSMU. He has almost 10.4k followers on his verified Twitter account. He is not, however, accessible on other social media platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram.

Net worth & Source of Income

Around 70 million dollars are in the net worth of the former American basketball coach. During his time as a coach, Larry reportedly made about $156 million.

He also earns roughly $2 million a year in pay. In general, his primary profession as a basketball coach and player is where he derives the majority of his fortune.