Rick Carlisle Coaching Career History: Record, Contract, Stats and Teams
Veteran head coach Rick Carlisle was quickly scooped up by the Indiana Pacers after parting ways with the Dallas Mavericks this offseason. The former player and NBA champion will bring serious experience to his new squad after first-year head coach Nate Bjorkgren quickly flamed out.
Rick Carlisle Coaching Career
Here's everything you need to know about Carlisle's coaching career so far.
Rick Carlisle Coaching Record
Carlisle owns an 836-689 all-time career record as a head coach, starting his HC career in the 2001-02 season.
Rick Carlisle Contract
Rick Carlisle is signing a four-year, $29 million contract to be the Pacers' next head coach.
Rick Carlisle Pistons
Carlisle's first head-coaching gig came with the Detroit Pistons during the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons. He earned the NBA's Coach the Year award in his first year in Detroit, leading the Pistons to a 50-32 record as a rookie HC. But the Pistons fired Carlisle after another 50-32 season in 2002-03, reportedly due to tension with ownership. Larry Brown was hired as Carlisle's replacement and helped lead Detroit to the NBA title the following season.
Rick Carlisle Pacers
This will be Rick Carlisle's second stint with the Pacers. He landed in Indiana for the 2003-04 season after being fired by the Pistons. He went 181-147 across four seasons with the Pacers before being fired.
Rick Carlisle Mavs
Carlisle went on to the Mavericks and served as head coach for 13 seasons. He went 555-478 during his head-coaching tenure there.
Rick Carlisle Championship
Dallas won the title under Carlisle in 2011 after a memorable NBA Playoffs run. Dirk Nowitzki and a company of veterans defeated the Big 3 Miami Heat in six games during the NBA Finals.
Rick Carlisle Stats
Carlisle appeared in 188 career NBA games. The former shooting guard played for the Boston Celtics for three seasons, winning a championship with the team in 1986. He also played briefly for the New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets. He averaged 2.2 points, 1.1 assists and 0.8 rebounds per game for his career.
Rick Carlisle Age
Rick Carlisle is 61 years old and turns 62 in October of 2021.
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