Jim Pollard

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 Chicago Packers, Miami Floridians, Minneapolis Lakers and Minnesota Muskies. 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.

Coaching Record:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season League Team G W L Win% G W L Win%
1959-60NBAMinneapolis Lakers391425.359 954.556
1961-62NBAChicago Packers801862.225
1967-68ABAMinnesota Muskies785028.641 1046.400
1968-69ABAMiami Floridians784335.551 1257.417
1969-70ABAMiami Floridians20515.250
Totals295130165.441 311417.452


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