Former Pistons Coach Chuck Daly dies

May 9, 2009 6:27:40 AM PDT
The Detroit Pistons say former coach Chuck Daly is dead at age 78. [SPORTS BLOG: Get the latest news from the Eyewitness Sports team]

The team said Daly, who coached the United States to the 1992 Olympic gold medal after winning back-to-back NBA titles with the Pistons, died Saturday morning in Florida.

The Pistons had announced in March 6 that the Hall of Fame coach had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was undergoing treatment.

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