Rick Carlisle Net Worth

Net Worth:$8 Million
Date of Birth: October 27, 1959 (64 years old)
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Profession:Basketball Coach and Former Professional Basketball Player
Nationality:United States of America

What are Rick Carlisle’s net worth and salary?

Rick Carlisle is an American professional basketball player and coach who has a net worth of $8 million. The Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) are currently led by him as their head coach.

e was the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks and the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association before that (NBA).

The Boston Celtics, the New York Knicks, and the New Jersey Nets were all teams that Carlisle played for. In addition, he is one of just 11 people to have won an NBA title both as a player and a coach.

Childhood and Education

Having been raised in Lisbon, New York, Richard Preston Carlisle was born on October 27, 1959. After completing his senior year at Lisbon Central High School, he later spent a year at Worcester Academy.

He spent the 1979–81 season playing college basketball for the University of Maine before transferring to the University of Virginia.

Early Playing Career

Rick made his debut for Ralph Sampson’s 1982–83 Virginia Cavaliers team. Sampson won the college player of the year award three times. Before losing to Chaminade on December 23, 1982, UVA had the top national ranking among teams.

When the NCAA tournament was held in 1983, UVA had the top seed in the West and advanced to the Elite Eight before falling to eventual NCAA champion North Carolina State.

Rick Carlisle served as the team’s co-captain in 1983–84 and helped the Cavaliers reach the Final Four, where they fell to the Houston Cougars squad, captained by Hakeem Olajuwon, 49–47 in overtime. In games over the course of his college career, Carlisle averaged 12.5 points and 3.3 rebounds.


Rick Carlisle joined Larry Bird on the Boston Celtics after graduating in 1984, where he was chosen 70th overall in the NBA Draft.

He won the NBA title in 1986 while playing for the Celtics under K. C. Jones, but he also lost in the finals in 1985 and 1987. Carlisle made every shot he attempted during his limited playing time in the 1986 NBA Finals series (3 for 3).

Career in Coaching

Later that year, in 1989, Bill Fitch and Chuck Daly hired Rick to be their assistant coach for the Nets, where he worked for five seasons.

He spent three seasons as an assistant coach with the Portland Trail Blazers under P. J. Carlesimo starting in 1994.

Detroit Pistons

Rick Carlisle was appointed as the Detroit Pistons’ new head coach for the 2001–02 campaign. he guided the Pistons to successive 50-32 records (.610) in his two seasons as their head coach, as well as Central Division crowns and postseason participation.

He was chosen as Coach of the Year in 2002. However, with one year left on his contract, the Pistons dismissed Carlisle following the 2002–03 season and replaced him with Larry Brown.

 Indiana Pacers

For the 2003–04 season, Rick Carlisle served as the Pacers’ head coach once more (Isiah Thomas had been fired,[10] almost immediately after Larry Bird was brought back as the new President of Basketball Operations).

With a regular-season record of 61-21 (74.4%) and a franchise-high number of victories, Carlisle guided the Pacers to the NBA’s best divisional title in his debut campaign (both in the NBA and ABA).

The team eliminated the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics in the semifinals before losing to the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Dallas Mavericks

On May 9, 2008, Carlisle took the place of Avery Johnson after signing a four-year deal with Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks.

He oversaw their 50-32 record, which included a victory over the San Antonio Spurs in the first round. The Denver Nuggets would defeat them 1-4 in the Western Conference Semifinals.

The Mavs finished 55-27 the following season, first in the Southwest Division and second in the West, but they were eliminated by the Spurs in the first round. Dallas won 16 of their first 20 games in a difficult Western Conference in 2010.

Personal Relationship

One daughter was born to Rick Carlisle and his wife. He is a private pilot who enjoys playing the piano and has logged approximately 200 hours in his Cirrus SR22T single-engine light aircraft as of September 2015.

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