Paul Silas

Paul Theron Silas is an American retired professional basketball player and former NBA head coach. Silas played in two All-Star games and won three championship rings in a 16-year NBA career. He was the first head coach in the history of the New Orleans HornetsPelicans franchise. He also coached the San Diego Clippers from 1980-83 and the Charlotte Hornets from 1999-2003.

About Paul Silas in brief

Summary Paul SilasPaul Theron Silas is an American retired professional basketball player and former NBA head coach. Silas played in two All-Star games and won three championship rings in a 16-year NBA career. He was named to the All-NBA Defensive First Team twice, and to the all-NBA defensive Second Team three times. He is a father of two: his son Houston Rockets head coach Stephen Silas and his daughter Paula Silas.Silas was the first head coach in the history of the New Orleans HornetsPelicans franchise.

He also coached the San Diego Clippers from 1980-83 and the Charlotte Hornets from 1999-2003. He has been the interim head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats since December 22, 2010, replacing the outgoing coach Larry Brown. On April 30, 2012, the Bobcats announced that Silas would not return to theBobcats for the 2012–2013 season after producing the worst record in NBA history.