On This Date in NBA History: July 12, Paul Silas was born


Apr 23, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats head coach Paul Silas reacts during the game against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

1943 – Happy 70th birthday to retired forward Paul Silas who played 16 seasons and won three titles. In addition, he has had four different coaching stints in the league. Most recently, he was the head coach for the worst team in NBA history, the 2011-12 Bobcats.

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