Walter McCarty

Walter McCarty (born February 1, 1974)

Teams coached: Evansville Purple Aces
Evansville record: 20-25 (.444)
Overall record: 20-25 (.444)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-2019 Evansville
2013-2018 Boston Celtics (asst)
2010-2011 Indiana Pacers (asst)
2007-2010 Louisville (asst)

Walter McCarty Facts

  • Walter Lee McCarty
  • Born February 1, 1974
  • Hometown: Evansville, Indiana
  • Alma Mater: University of Kentucky (BA, 1996)
  • Played at Kentucky for four seasons under head coach Rick Pitino, where he was a part of the 1996 NCAA Championship team
    • Drafted 19th overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks
  • Played ten seasons in the NBA, one with the Knicks, eight with the Celtics, one in Phoenix and then with the Clippers
    • Spent four years in Boston playing for Pitino again; also played for Jeff Van Gundy, Jim O’Brien, John Carroll, Doc Rivers, Mike D’Antoni and Mike Dunleavy
  • Joined Pitino’s staff at Louisville in 2007 after retiring, working there for three seasons
  • Went back to the NBA in 2010 as an assistant with the Indiana Pacers under Jim O’Brien
  • Hired by Brad Stevens in 2013 to return to Boston as one of his assistants, a position McCarty held for the next five years
  • Returned to his hometown in March 2018 when he was hired to be the new head coach at Evansville
  • Along with his wife, Erin, has two daughters

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