How Chuck Daly Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Chuck Daly reached the respectable age of 78 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous basketball coach.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Basketball coach who led the Detroit Pistons to consecutive NBA championships in 1989 and 1990.

He served shortly in the military.

He coached the Dream Team in the Olympics.

Married Terry Cierlistsky, and together they had a daughter named Cydney.

He coached Michael Jordan in the 1992 Olympics.

How did Chuck Daly die?

Chuck Daly's death was caused by Pancreatic Cancer.

Death. Daly was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2009 and died on May 9, 2009, at the age of 78.
Information about the death of Chuck Daly
Cause of deathPancreatic Cancer
Age of death78 years
ProfessionBasketball Coach
BirthdayJuly 20, 1930
Death dateMay 9, 2009
Place of deathJupiter, Florida, United States
Place of burialN/A


There’s nothing like being involved with a team that can go that distance.

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Though I’d have to say it was generally the guys in Detroit, as a group, that won the two Championships. They were terrific and I always look back very fondly.

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I think the Pistons have such a well rounded team, which is why they’re so successful. All you have to do is look at the stats defensively and at their rebounding and scoring.

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To some degree. I know I couldn’t do it anymore.

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The important thing is to get the right players on the team so Mike can be successful.

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