Bill Laimbeer, coach and general manager of New York Liberty, turns 56 today. Laimbeer is among 16 former NBA players who went on to coach in the WNBA. He won NBA championships in 1989 and 1990 with the Detroit Pistons.
Some critics may say that I was not the most popular guy in the league during my time in the NBA. Perhaps I was an antagonist, but they can’t argue with one thing: I sure did get people going.