Is Bill Laimbeer a Hall of Famer?
After his retirement, Laimbeer went on to coach 13 seasons in the WNBA, winning three WNBA titles with the Detroit Shock. Bill Laimbeer had his number “40” jersey retired by the Pistons, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketbball Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.
What was Bill Laimbeer known for?
Known for his rough and violent style of play, he played a big part in the Pistons earning the nickname, the “Bad Boys” in the mid 1980s before helping them win back to back NBA championships. As player: 2× NBA champion (1989, 1990) 4× NBA All-Star (1983–1985, 1987)
Was Bill Laimbeer a sleestak?
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before he played for the Detroit Pistons and then went on to be a successful WNBA coach, Bill Laimbeer spent a season playing a Sleestak on the hit television show “Land of the Lost.”