Former Pacers, Pistons coach George Irvine dies at 69

George Irvine, a sharpshooting forward who played alongside Julius Erving in the ABA and went on to a lengthy NBA coaching career, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 69.

Irvine is perhaps best known for three stints as an NBA head coach — with the Pacers from 1984-86 and again briefly in 1989, and with the Pistons from 1999-2001 — but he spent years as an assistant with the Nuggets, Pacers, Pistons and Warriors.

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