Don Nelson

Hall of Fame member

Don Nelson
  • Age: 81
  • Birth date:
  • Birth place: Muskegon (Michigan)
  • College: Iowa
  • Full name: Donald Arvid Nelson
  • Nationality: United States

NBA career as head coach

  • Seasons: 31
  • Playoffs: 18
  • NBA Finals: 0
  • NBA titles: 0

1 additional seasons as assistant coach.

Don Nelson in regular season

GWL%
239813351063.557

Don Nelson in playoffs

GWL%
1667591.452

Don Nelson's teams record

TEAMSEASREGULAR SEASONPLAYOFFS
WL%WL%
NYK13425.57600n.d.
MIL11540344.6114246.477
GSW11422443.4881421.400
DAL8339251.5751924.442
Total--13351063.5577591.452

Don Nelson NBA career record

SEASTEAMREGULAR SEASONPLAYOFFS
WL%WL%
1976-77MILAssistant coach
1976-77MIL2737.42200n.d.
1977-78MIL4438.53754.556
1978-79MIL3844.46300n.d.
1979-80MIL4933.59834.429
1980-81MIL6022.73234.429
1981-82MIL5527.67124.333
1982-83MIL5131.62254.556
1983-84MIL5032.61088.500
1984-85MIL5923.72035.375
1985-86MIL5725.69577.500
1986-87MIL5032.61066.500
1988-89GSW4339.52444.500
1989-90GSW3745.45100n.d.
1990-91GSW4438.53745.444
1991-92GSW5527.67113.250
1992-93GSW3448.41500n.d.
1993-94GSW5032.61003.000
1994-95GSW1431.31100n.d.
1995-96NYK3425.57600n.d.
1997-98DAL1650.24200n.d.
1998-99DAL1931.38000n.d.
1999-00DAL4042.48800n.d.
2000-01DAL5329.64646.400
2001-02DAL5725.69544.500
2002-03DAL6022.7321010.500
2003-04DAL5230.63414.200
2004-05DAL4222.65600n.d.
2006-07GSW4240.51256.455
2007-08GSW4834.58500n.d.
2008-09GSW2953.35400n.d.
2009-10GSW2656.31700n.d.
Total--13351063.5577591.452
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