Introducing Jeff Hornacek
Jeff Hornacek is no ordinary professional former basketball player. He was born on May 3, 1963. He is originally from Elmhurst, Illinois. He has an impressive basketball career to be proud of. His career began in 1986 as a professional basketball player. His playing career includes the following:
* Phoenix Suns; from 1986 until 1992
* Philadelphia 76ers; from 1992 until 1994
* Utah Jazz; 1994 until 2000
Hornacek has had an extraordinary basketball career. His career moved into coaching in the year 2011. When he left his player role, he brought an abundance of experience with him in his new role. He is currently the head coach in New York for the Knicks. He has the ability to coach and he can offer solid experience because he did play shooting guard in the NBA from 1986 until the year 2000.
An Educated Professional
Hornacek went to high school in Illinois. He then started playing for Johnny Orr at Iowa State University from the years 1982 until 1986. He excelled and went on to become an all-conference-player.
His college experience held many shining moments on the courts. It was apparent that winning ways would follow Hornacek for the rest of his basketball days. Jeff Hornacek is an educated professional who has earned the respect of many.
The NBA and Hornacek
The NBA and Jeff Hornacek are a remarkable combination filled with memorable moments. He had one of the most engaging and highly productive seasons. This was from 1991 to 1992. He mesmerized fans and his team by leading the Suns. The excitement rose while his scoring average was 20.1. He even earned an All-Star rating for his overall performance. The Phoenix Suns were not without their early challenges. The first two seasons, with Hornacek on board, required constant polishing. His NBA career can include many more memorable moments that lead to victory and many grand improvements.
There are many moments in Horancek’s NBA career that could be noted as exceptional and above-average. These are moments in basketball history that will never be forgotten.
Statistics and Hornacek
The statistics speak volumes in terms of an amazing career. The stats do not lie. They are:
* assists; 5,281
* points; 15,659
* rebounds; 3,646
Impressive statistics that gained Jeff Hornacek much recognition. This would include his awards and the noteworthy highlight of a remarkable career.
An Amazing coaching record
Jeff Hornacek amazed fans while he played on the basketball courts. Every good player is deeply missed when they retire. Hornacek is no exception. His last season was 1999 to 2000. He had decided to retire in order to have more time with his family. Everyone said goodbye to the beloved No. 14 jersey. This retirement was from the Utah Jazz. This basketball story does not end at retirement. In the year 2007 he was back on the courts and had been hired by the Jazz. He was special assistant coach and was able to help players with their shooting objectives. Head coaching was in his future after his initial retirement. Include the following coaching opportunities in this extraordinary picture:
* Chicago Bulls
* Utah Jazz
* Phoenix Suns
* New York Knicks