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Don Casey is a former professional and collegiate basketball coach. He has coached two NBA teams, the Los Angeles Clippers and the New Jersey Nets—each for a season and a half. He had previously coached the Temple Owls from 1973–1982. He also worked as an assistant coach with the Chicago Bulls (1982–83) and Boston Celtics (1990–1996).

In his first season as Temple head coach, Don Casey had his team stall with the basketball in the finals of the Volunteer Classic against Tennessee. The final score of the game was Tennessee 11, Temple 6, the lowest scoring major college basketball game since 1938.

As of February 2006, Casey is the vice-chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and As of October 24, 2006, Casey is the head coach of the Hollywood Fame of the American Basketball Association's 21st century incarnation.

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Preceded by
Harry Litwack
Temple Head Men's Basketball Coach
1973–1982
Succeeded by
John Chaney
Preceded by
Gene Shue
Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach
1989–1990
Succeeded by
Mike Schuler
Preceded by
John Calipari
New Jersey Nets Head Coach
1998–2000
Succeeded by
Byron Scott
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