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Cotton Fitzsimmons
Lowell Gibbs "Cotton" Fitzsimmons is an American college and NBA basketball coach. A native of Bowling Green, Missouri, he studied and played basketball at Hannibal-LaGrange Junior College in Hannibal, Missouri and at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. He coached the Phoenix Suns three times, was named NBA Coach of the Year twice, and is often seen as the architect of the Suns' success in the late 1980s and early mid-1990s. Fitzsimmons a won 1,089 games in his coaching career: 223 games for juniors. college, 34 college games in Division I and 832 games in the NBA.
Born October 7, 1931, Hannibal, Missouri
Died July 24, 2004, Phoenix, Arizona
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 7 in
Listed weight 160 lb
High school Bowling Green, (Bowling Green, Missouri)
College Hannibal–LaGrange (1952–1953), Midwestern State (1953–1956)
NBA draft Round / Pick

About Cotton Fitzsimmons

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he was substantially responsible for the Phoenix Suns' success.

Cotton Fitzsimmons before fame

He started his coaching career at Moberly Junior College.

Achievement of Cotton Fitzsimmons

He was named NBA Coach of the Year in 1979.

Cotton Fitzsimmons family life

He had a son named Gary and was married to JoAnn Fitzsimmons.

Associations of Cotton Fitzsimmons

On the Suns, he coached Basketball Player Charles Barkley.

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Latest information about Cotton Fitzsimmons updated on March 18 2022.