In the 1992 Olympic games, US coach Daly put together a team of active professional players to represent Uniyed States in Olympic basketball competition, featuring a full squad of active professional basketball players for the first time ever. This team was unstoppable, having broken several world records, this team is now referred to as greatest sport's team ever put together, later nicknamed as "The dream team". All members of this dream team, both coaches and players were declared as members of NBA hall of fame in 2010, making them legends. The team consisted of Michael Jordan, Pippen, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, John Stockton, Patrick Ewing, David Robinson, Chris Mullin, Clyde Drexler, Laettner, all of which were inducted into basketball hall for fame in 2010.
Another basketball coach sensation is Gregg Popovich, the 79-year-old, an American professional National basketball association coach general manager. Holding the record for longest tenured coach in all of NBA history. Having been coaching for 47 years and counting. Popularly referred to as coach pop, he was born in 1949, started coaching in 1973 till date. A sensation, an exemplary coach, at age 79 he is still very much active with team. His award archive is big, as he has won tons of awards from his 47 years of coaching, having bagged 5 NBA championships, 3 NBA coach of the year awards.
The man behind this team of heroes is Chuck Daly, an American NBA head coach and also 2 time hall of famer inductee. His first big accomplishment was leading Detroit pistons to winning 2 NBA championships in 1989 and 1990. Then offered a position as head coach of the dream team, Daly then coached the Olympic dream team to winning the gold medal in 1992, at Barcelona games. After all the years of coaching, Daly had an award named after him before retiring "Chuck Daly lifetime achievement".
Coaching career started in 1955 till 1999, Daly's award archive is large. Before retiring he was awarded with 2 NBA Championships, 4 Ivy league championships, 5 big 5 championships before retiring. Coach Daly has a beautiful daughter, Cydney Daly. Although, Chuck Daly is no more, but the memories of the feat achieved during that time will forever remain in the hearts of Americans and all NBA enthusiast. Chuck Daly's team till this day is still referred to as the dream team.
There has been no team as great as 1992 dream team coach put together yet, as long as this records stands till beyond the name will forever echo in NBA's hall of famer and minds of the people. Michael Jordan and coach Daly were rivals before chuck was brought in to lead the team to one NBA championship gold medal.