Retired basketball player who spent twelve years in the NBA with the Milwaukee Bucks, San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors. While in Milwaukee, he won back-to-back NBA All-Defensive First Team honors.
He played college basketball at Western Texas College and the University of Tulsa.
He is widely credited with originating the so-called "point forward" role, combining the characteristics of a point guard and forward.
His sons Phil and Paul played college basketball at Missouri.
He won an NBA Championship as an assistant coach under San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich in 1999.