06/01/1995 Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach
Lenny Wilkens' wins record
Hawks tribute to Lenny Wilkens
Wilkens' formula has succeeded beyond even his dreams. In his 22nd NBA season as a head coach, Wilkens became the winningest coach in NBA history. The milestone victory came when Wilkens' Hawks defeated Washington 112-90 at the Omni in Atlanta, with Auerbach on hand. A record he held when he retired with 1,332 victories.