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Scotty Robertson
Birth: Feb. 1, 1930
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 2011
Ruston
Lincoln Parish
Louisiana, USA

College and Professional Basketball Coach. Raised in Shreveport, he played basketball and baseball during his high school years and following graduation from Louisiana Tech he played Minor League baseball with the White Sox organization. He launched his lengthy basketball coaching career in 1952, beginning at the high school level (where he was for twelve years) and advanced to the college ranks, as he served as head coach of the Louisiana Tech Men's basketball team. While with the Bulldogs (1964 to 1974), Robertson guided them to two conference titles, two NCAA Tournament berths and a number one ranking, as he compiled a 163 win 91 loss record. He became the first head coach of the New Orleans Jazz franchise in 1974, but only lasted fifteen games into the 1974-1975 season, as he was dismissed after compiling a 1 and 14 record. His next professional coaching stint was with the Chicago Bulls (1978 to 1979), followed by the Detroit Pistons (1980 to 1983). While with Detroit, Robertson had the distinction as being the first head coach of Hall of Fame guard Isiah Thomas. He later served on the coaching staff of the Phoenix Suns. He was inducted into the Louisiana Tech Hall of Fame in 1998. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Ruston
Lincoln Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Aug 18, 2011
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Scotty Robertson
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