Steven "The Mayor" Charles Mix (born December 30, 1947) is a retired American professional basketball player and the former head women's basketball coach at Trine University.
Mix was a forward with a 13-year career from 1969–1972 and from 1973–1983. He played for the Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers all of the NBA and the Denver Rockets of the ABA. Mix represented the 76ers in the 1975 NBA All-Star Game. Mix made it to the NBA Finals four times overall, three times with the 76ers (1977, 1980, 1982), but never won a NBA title. In 1983 when the 76ers did win the NBA title, Mix was a bench player for the Los Angeles Lakers, who were swept by the 76ers. Following his retirement as a player he spent many years as a color commentator on 76ers television broadcasts. He currently (2011) works as a basketball analyst for SportsTime Ohio.
He attended Rogers High School in Toledo, Ohio, and the University of Toledo.
In 2012, Mix was named head women's coach at Trine University. Mix ended his role at Trine in 2014.
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