|Date Of Birth||May 17, 1966|
|Fact||Member of 1993-1994 NBA Central Division Champion Atlanta Hawks team. Member of 1994-1995 NBA Pacific Division Champion Phoenix Suns team. Member of 2002-2003 NBA Central Division Champion Detroit Pistons team.|
Danny Manning (born February 17, 1966) is an American retired professional basketball player and current head coach of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. He is perhaps best known for his college career with the Kansas Jayhawks, where he was named Most Outstanding Player of the 1988 NCAA Tournament after leading his team to the national championship.
Great memories! https://t.co/fKRPZjXx3i
— Danny Manning (@CoachDManning) October 9, 2020
Manning was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. His father, Ed Manning, was a longtime college and professional basketball player and coach. Danny’s older brother, Jay, also played basketball at the University of North Carolina. Danny attended Page High School, where he played basketball and football.
After high school, Manning attended the University of Kansas, where he played for the Jayhawks’ basketball team. He was named the Most Outstanding Player of the 1988 NCAA Tournament after leading Kansas to the national championship. Manning was also named the National Player of the Year by the Associated Press and United Press International that same year.
Manning’s professional career began in 1988, when he was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft. He spent five seasons with the Clippers, before being traded to the Atlanta Hawks in 1993. Manning spent three seasons with the Hawks, before being traded again, this time to the Phoenix Suns. He spent one season with the Suns, before being traded back to the Clippers in 1997. Manning retired from the NBA in 2003.
Since retiring from playing, Manning has worked as a college basketball coach. He was an assistant coach at his alma mater, Kansas, from 2003 to 2012. He was hired as the head coach of Tulsa in 2012 and spent two seasons there. In 2014, Manning was hired as the head coach of Wake Forest.
Congrats to you and @DeannaWalters22
— Danny Manning (@CoachDManning) May 20, 2020
Manning’s career coaching record is currently 176-128 (.578). His teams have made the NCAA Tournament four times (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) and the National Invitation Tournament once (2019).
Manning has been married to his wife Julie since 1991. The couple has two children: a son, Dylan, and a daughter, Meredith.
|Full Name||Danny Manning|
|Date Of Birth||May 17, 1966|
|Profession||Basketball coach, Basketball player|
|Education||University of Kansas|
|Children||Evan Manning, Taylor Manning|
|Awards||NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award, Naismith Men's College Player of the Year, John R. Wooden Award|
|1||Hired by Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) as head coach of the men's basketball team. Manning was 38-29 in two seasons as head coach at the University of Tulsa [April 4, 2014].|
|2||Plays professional basketball in the NBA for the Dallas Mavericks (since 2001). Previously played for the Utah Jazz (2000-2001), the Milwaukee Bucks (1999-2000), the Phoenix Suns (1994-1999), the Atlanta Hawks (1994) and the Los Angeles Clippers (1988-1994). [April 2002]|
|3||1997-98 Sixth Man of the Year for averaging 13.5 Points, 5.6 Rebounds, 2 Assists, 1 Steal and 25.6 Minutes per Game.|
|4||Member of 1993-1994 NBA Central Division Champion Atlanta Hawks team. Member of 1994-1995 NBA Pacific Division Champion Phoenix Suns team. Member of 2002-2003 NBA Central Division Champion Detroit Pistons team.|
|5||Forward for the Los Angeles Clippers (1988-1993 and 1994), Atlanta Hawks (1994), Phoenix Suns (1994-1999), Milwaukee Bucks (1999-2000), Utah Jazz (2000-2001), Dallas Mavericks (2001-2002) and Detroit Pistons (2002-2003).|
|Eddie||1996||Danny Manning (Phoenix Suns)|
|White Mile||1994||TV Movie||Danny Manning|
|Mike & Mike||2015||TV Series||Himself - Wake Forest University Men's Basketball Coach|
|The Best Damn Sports Show Period||2004||TV Series||Himself|
|1994 NBA All-Star Game||1994||TV Movie||Himself|
|In Living Color||1994||TV Series||Himself|
|1993 NBA All-Star Game||1993||TV Movie||Himself|
|American Gladiators||1993||TV Series||Himself - Contender|
|The Arsenio Hall Show||1989||TV Series||Himself|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia