(1898-1979)A founder of the Basketball Association of America in 1946, the forerunner to the NBA, Gottlieb was introduced to basketball as a student here in 1914. "The Mogul" coached the award-winning SPHAS from the 1920s to 1950s and became the first coach of the Philadelphia Warriors, winners of the NBA's inaugural championship in 1947. Gottlieb served the NBA as schedule maker for 30 years and Chairman of the Rules Committee for 25 years.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 485511 N 4419352|
|Decimal Degrees||39.92415000, -75.16955000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 55.449', W 75° 10.173'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 55' 26.94" N, 75° 10' 10.38" W|
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|Area Code(s)||267, 215|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2101 S Broad St, Philadelphia PA 19148, US|
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