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06/01/1995 Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach

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Lenny Wilkens' wins record

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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.