1971 Don Chaney Boston Celtics NBA Basketball Signed AUTO Contract /w Red Auerbach

Don Chaney is a former professional basketball player and coach with a notable career in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Here's an overview of his basketball career:

Player Career:

  1. College: Don Chaney played college basketball for the University of Houston, where he was a standout player and earned All-American honors during his collegiate career.
  2. NBA Player: Chaney was selected as the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. He had a successful 12-year playing career in the NBA, primarily with the Boston Celtics, where he was known for his defensive prowess and versatility. He was a key contributor to the Celtics' success during the 1970s.
  3. Championships: During his playing career, Don Chaney won two NBA championships with the Boston Celtics in 1969 and 1974.
  4. Teams: In addition to the Celtics, Chaney also played for the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, and the Detroit Pistons before retiring as a player.

Coaching Career: After retiring as a player, Don Chaney transitioned into coaching:

  1. He served as the head coach for several NBA teams, including the Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets, and New York Knicks.
  2. Chaney was known for his emphasis on defense and his ability to get the most out of his teams.
  3. He had varying degrees of success as a head coach, including leading the Houston Rockets to the NBA playoffs and earning the NBA Coach of the Year award in 1991.

Offered is Don Chaney’s Official NBA rookie NBA contract with the Boston Celtics that was for 3 years from 1971-74 seasons. The contract has been signed twice by Chaney  and twice by HOF head coach and GM, Red Auerbach (with 2 witness signatures) and once by HOF NBA commissioner, J. Walter Kennedy (D. 1977)

Historic document!


Item: 13259

Price: $795.00
1971 Don Chaney Boston Celtics NBA Basketball Signed AUTO Contract /w Red Auerbach