Al Cervi

Alfred Nicholas Cervi , "Al, Digger"
Born: February 12, 1917
Buffalo, NY USA
Deceased: November 9, 2009
Coaching Career: 1949-1958
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1985.

Al Cervi compiled a record of 326 wins and 241 losses in his coaching career with the Syracuse Nationals and Philadelphia Warriors. He began coaching during the 1949 season and last coached during the 1958 campaign. Cervi was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1985.

Coaching Record:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season League Team G W L Win% G W L Win%
1949-50NBASyracuse Nationals645113.797 1165.545
1950-51NBASyracuse Nationals663234.485 743.571
1951-52NBASyracuse Nationals664026.606 734.429
1952-53NBASyracuse Nationals714724.662 202.000
1953-54NBASyracuse Nationals724230.583 1394.692
1954-55NBASyracuse Nationals724329.597 1174.636
1955-56NBASyracuse Nationals723537.486 844.500
1956-57NBASyracuse Nationals1248.333
1958-59NBAPhiladelphia Warriors723240.444
Totals567326241.575 593326.559


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