Gary Brokaw

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Gary Brokaw
Personal information
Born (1954-01-11) January 11, 1954 (age 64)
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High school New Brunswick
(New Brunswick, New Jersey)
College Notre Dame (1972–1974)
NBA draft 1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career 1974–1977
Position Shooting guard
Number 25, 7
Career history
As player:
19741977 Milwaukee Bucks
1977 Cleveland Cavaliers
1977 Buffalo Braves
As coach:
1986–1991 Iona
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 1,928 (8.0 ppg)
Rebounds 407 (1.7 rpg)
Assists 715 (3.0 apg)
Stats at

Gary George Brokaw (born January 11, 1954) is a retired American basketball player and a basketball coach.

Playing career

Brokaw attended New Brunswick High School.[1] He played collegiately for the University of Notre Dame.

He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1st round (18th pick overall) of the 1974 NBA draft.

He played for the Bucks (1974–76), Cleveland Cavaliers (1976–77) and Buffalo Braves (1977–78) in the NBA for 241 games.

Coaching career

In the 1980s he worked as a head coach for Iona College basketball team and as an assistant coach for Notre Dame under Digger Phelps. He later worked as NBA director of basketball operations (1991–95) and an assistant coach for the Charlotte Bobcats (2004–05), where he was hired to replace Sam Mitchell after Mitchell left the Bobcats to become the head coach for the Toronto Raptors.

Brokaw continues to coach in the Tampa Bay area with the private coaching service, CoachUp. [2]


  1. ^ Gary Brokaw, Accessed September 17, 2007.
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External links

  • Career statistics and player information from
  • NBA page on Brokaw

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