Chuck Daly passed away on this day in 2009 after battling Pancreatic Cancer. Today, we honor the two-time inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with his Card of the Day!
Chuck Daly was an inductee into the Hall of Fame for his coaching career and as a member of the 1992 Dream Team. He also has an NBA Award named after him. The Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a longtime NBA coach for their lifetime in basketball.
Daly led the Detroit Pistons to two World Championships and made the playoffs in each of his nine seasons at the helm of the team. Overall in his career, he had 1,075 wins and a .593 winning percentage.