Kurt was drafted into the NBA by the New York Knicks in the third round of the 1980 Draft.
Kurt was the Los Angeles Lakers coach during the NBA lockout and shortened year of 1998-1999. He is now an assistant coach of Phil Jackson.
Kurt was a member of the Los Angeles Lakers championship teams of 1982, 1985, 1987, and 1988.
Kurt went to college at Santa Clara University where he played basketball for their team, the Broncos.
Kurt Rambis: (at Vlade Divac's Charity Bowl) I'm big and I'm bowling, but no, I'm not a big bowler.
Kurt Rambis: LA… this is my town.
Kurt Rambis: I'm going to learn from my mistakes, and I'm going to feel good about it because I know that I worked hard at it. That's something I did as a player, that I worked hard. Win, lose or draw, play good or play bad, I knew I worked hard at it.
Kurt Rambis: I always pulled my teammates along with my hustle and my effort. And that's what I'm going to help try to relate to the players, that if they do that, if they play with heart and effort and energy and play together, we have an excellent chance to win basketball games.