John Michael Manus
It was Fernandez way back in the 80s
Alex Compton, head coach of the Alaska Aces in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), is considered the worst basketball coach in history. After leading his team to a 3-0 lead in the 2016 Philippine Cup best of seven finals he allowed their opponent, San Miguel, to win 4 straight games to win the championship; thus earning Alaska the dubious title of being the first team in basketball history to lose a best of seven finals series after leading it 3-0.
The first Philippine basketball team to compete in the Olympics was at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin .... they finished 5th.
Bill Russell was the first black NBA coach.
first there were two conferences, the NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION, and the AMERICAN BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION. But the NBA was better, so they merged into just the NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION.
Coach of the Saitama Broncos, a professional basketball team in Japan. She is the first female to coach a professional men's basketball team.
While basketball player was in High School is first coach was Jim Jones. Later Jones left to coach elsewhere.
James Naismith The creator the game