Douglas Edwin Moe (born September 21, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American professional basketball coach. Events 1217 - The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights. Year 1938 ( MCMXXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Brooklyn (named after the Dutch town Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m He is most closely associated with the Denver Nuggets franchise. The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado.
Moe was a star player at the University of North Carolina, then in the American Basketball Association for the New Orleans Buccaneers, Oakland Oaks, Washington Caps, Carolina Cougars and Virginia Squires. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( UNC, North Carolina, or simply Carolina) is a public, Coeducational Research The American Basketball Association ( ABA) was a professional Basketball league founded in 1967, and eventually merged in part with the National New Orleans Buccaneers was a charter member of the American Basketball Association. The Oakland Oaks were a charter member of the original American Basketball Association. For the current NHL team see Washington Capitals. For the old BAA team see Washington Capitols. Carolina Cougars was a Basketball franchise in the former American Basketball Association that existed from late 1969 through 1974 The Virginia Squires was a basketball franchise in the former American Basketball Association that existed from 1967 through 1976
Moe became a head coach in 1976-77, after serving as an assistant coach for the Carolina Cougars. The 1976–77 NBA season was the 31st season of the National Basketball Association. Moe worked behind the bench for 15 years, ten of them with the Denver Nuggets. He also had stops in San Antonio and Philadelphia. The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional Basketball team based in San Antonio Texas. The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short are a professional Basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania His Denver teams were characterized by a run-and-gun style that emphasized offense rather than defense. He was often criticized for his style, but the fans loved it. While he never won an NBA title, his overall coaching record was a successful 628-529, and he won the 1987-88 NBA Coach of the Year Award. The 1987–88 NBA season was the 42nd season of the National Basketball Association. The National Basketball Association's Coach of the Year is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA award given since the 1962–63 NBA season. He is currently an assistant coach with the Nuggets.
While he is considered the most successful coach in Nuggets history, many consider his stint with the Sixers as disastrous. He did not last through his first season and was replaced by assistant Fred Carter. Fredrick James Carter (born February 14, 1945 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania) is a former professional Basketball player and Head coach
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