James Clifford Pollard , "Jim, The Kangaroo Kid"
Born: July 9, 1922
Oakland, CA USA
Deceased: January 22, 1993
Coaching Career: 1959-1969
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1978.
Jim Pollard compiled a record of 130 wins and 165 losses in his coaching career with the Minneapolis Lakers, Chicago Packers, Minnesota Muskies and Miami Floridians. He began coaching during the 1959 season and last coached during the 1969 campaign. Pollard was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1978.