|Birth Day||February 21, 1939|
|Age||81 YEARS OLD|
Basketball coach who led the Los Angeles Lakers to an NBA Championship in 1980. He also went on to have success in the WNBA, coaching the Phoenix Mercury to a WNBA Championship in 2007.
He led the Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA finals in his rookie coaching season.
He also coached in the NCAA, leading his small-school Loyola Marymount to three consecutive 20+ win seasons.
His parents raised him in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Magic Johnson was also a rookie when the Lakers went to the finals under Westhead's rookie coaching season.