Bernie Bickerstaff

Bernie Bickerstaff

Basketball Player-coach

Bernard Tyrone "Bernie" Bickerstaff is an assistant coach for the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers. Prior to the Trail Blazers, Bickerstaff was an assistant for the Chicago Bulls and Executive Vice President of the Charlotte Bobcats. He also coached the Seattle SuperSonics, Denver Nuggets and Washington Bullets/Wizards before becoming the first head coach and general manager in Bobcats history. Bickerstaff has a career record of 414–512.… Read More

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1944 Birth Born in 1944.


1964 20 Years Old A ten-year player, assistant coach and head coach at the University of San Diego, Bickerstaff played for the Toreros from 1964 - 1966 and was team captain and MVP his senior season. … Read More


2008 64 Years Old In 2008, Bickerstaff was hired along with longtime NBA assistant Bob Ociepka to be an assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls. … Read More
2010 66 Years Old On July 27, 2010, Bickerstaff was hired as an assistant coach for the Portland Trail Blazers. … Read More
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