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Doug Collins Biography

Doug Collins
  • Age: 66 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Name: Doug Collins
  • Birth Name: Paul Douglas Collins
  • Nick Name: Doug
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Christopher, Illinois
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Basketball Player
  • Net Worth: $ 5 million
  • Salary: N/A
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
  • Weight in KG: 98 kg
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Kathy Collins
  • Children: 2
  • Divorce: N/A
  • Education: Illinois State University (1970–1973), Benton Consolidated High School
  • Awards: NBA All-Star Game Coach
  • Movies: Laughology, The Brain Machine
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Paul Douglas Collins is a retired basketball player of American nationality who has been known for being the first overall pick on the 1973 NBA draft and a four time NBA All Star. He was born on the 28th of July, 1951 and has managed to appear and become hugely successful in his endeavors in the basketball fraternity at the age of 64. Doug was born in Christopher, Illinois.

The basketball player of Doug started at his high school. He started his career from the Benton High School where he was enrolled. He has also played for the Illinois State University and was chosen to represent the United States at the Summer Olympics of the year 1972. He was drafted in the first place by the Philadelphia 76ers. He joined the team and played a successful eight seasons for the team. His injury in his feet and left knee made him drop out from his career on 1981 and post playing, he turned into coaching.

The coaching credits of this hugely successful personality have been more talked about. He coached the Chicago Bulls starting on 1986 to 1989. From 1995 to 1998 he was the coach for the Detroit Pistons. He then coached from 2001 to 2003 the Washington Wizards and his tenure there was highly appreciated too. He has also been the coach for the Philadelphia 76ers from 2012 to 2013. He has had a highly successful career and is now retired from sports and serves as an analyst on the NPA Countdown.

The personal life details of this personality have been hugely talked about too. He is a married man and seems to be extremely devoted to his wife. He has been married since the past many years to wife Kathy. The couple has two children together. The family lives happily together in Delaware Valley. The couple has not been into any kind of marital issues that might lead to an imminent divorce. Doug’s son Chris is a basketball player and the head coach for the Northwestern University. Their daughter played basketball for the Lehigh University and is currently a teacher for the Pennsylvania’s school. The family seems to be getting along pretty well and it sure seems that the personal life of this person has been as successful and worthy like his professional life. 

The net worth of the hugely talented basketball player Doug is an estimated 5 million dollars. He has also managed to earn a huge amount of salary which has led him to attain such a huge amount of net worth. His height is 6 feet and 7 inches and his career stats and personal life details have been widely searched exclusively by his fans all across the world. He is also active on social networking sites.

  • Last modified : 25 April, 2016
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