Jeff Van Gundy

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Basketball Coach
Date of Birth January 19, 1962
Place of Birth Hemet, California
Age 59 years old
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Jeff Van Gundy

Jeffrey William Van Gundy is an American basketball coach and commentator for ESPN. He has previously been the head coach of the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets in the National Basketball Association.

Born: January 19, 1962, Hemet, California
Nationality: American
Listed height: 5 ft 9 in
Listed weight: 165 lb
High school: Brockport Central, (Brockport, New York)
College: Menlo College (1981–1982), Brockport (1982–1983), Nazareth College (1983–1985)
NBA draft: Round / Pick

About Jeff Van Gundy

Longtime NBA coach of the New York Knicks who became an NBA analyst on ESPN after retirement.

Before Fame

He played college ball at a small New York school called Nazareth College.


He was the first coach in NBA history to lead an 8th seeded team to the NBA Finals.

Family Life

His brother Stan was coach of the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat.


In the 1998 NBA playoffs, he tried to break up a bench-clearing brawl started by the Miami Heat's Larry Johnson and the Knicks' Alonzo Mourning.

Information related to Jeff Van Gundy

  • Houston Rockets head coaches
  • Menlo College alumni
  • United States men's national basketball team coaches
  • Nazareth College (New York) alumni
  • New York Knicks head coaches
  • Providence Friars men's basketball coaches
  • New York Knicks assistant coaches
  • American color commentators
  • National Basketball Association broadcasters
  • College basketball announcers in the United States
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Latest information about Jeff Van Gundy updated on March 04, 2021.