Red Klotz (1920-2014)

Louis Herman “Reds” Klotz was a former point guard who played with the former team Baltimore Bullets. He won the BAA (forerunner of the NBA) championship with the Baltimore Bullets in 1948. He is best known for forming 3 teams, and toured with. They were the Harlem Globetrotters, Washington Generals, and the New York Nationals. He coached the Generals from 1953-1995, which he won only 2 games with, and ended up losing to the Harlem Globetrotters more than 14,000 times. In 1995, he disbanded the Washington Generals, and formed the New York Nationals to take their place. He has lost over 13,000 games with them in his coaching career. He died on July 12, 2014. He was 93 years old. R.I.P. Red Klotz

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