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Motta joins the 700 Win Club

Updated: March 4, 2002, 10:37 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

March 10, 1985

Dick Motta joins an exclusive club, becoming just the fourth NBA coach to win 700 regular-season games when his Dallas Mavericks rout the Nets, 126-113, in East Rutherford, N.J. Red Auerbach, Jack Ramsay and Gene Shue are the other 700-club members.

After the victory, Motta recalls that when he began coaching in the NBA, with the Chicago Bulls in 1968 after coaching at Weber State, he had doubts about how long he would last. "I didn't think I would make it until ...

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