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(ESPN)   Fred 'Tex' Winter, former basketball coach who pioneered the triangle offense in the NBA, dies at age 96   ( divider line
    More: Sad, Phil Jackson, Tex Winter, Los Angeles Lakers, coach Tex Winter, Shaquille O'Neal, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles, head coach  
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132 clicks; posted to Sports » on 11 Oct 2018 at 7:30 PM (32 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2018-10-11 02:57:05 PM  
It was later revealed that Winter, like his offense, actually died in 2009.
2018-10-11 07:07:15 PM  

Banned on the Run: It was later revealed that Winter, like his offense, actually died in 2009.

They've since moved on to the devil's triangle offense.
2018-10-11 08:06:02 PM  
Good to see the Hall of Famers that benefited from his knowledge shared some love and respect in their statements.
2018-10-11 08:25:48 PM  
He was as much a part of the Bulls' 6 titles as Jordan, Jackson, or Krause. Phil ran the team, but Tex was the brains behind the operation.
2018-10-11 08:44:09 PM  
Triangle Man, Triangle Man.
Triangle Man in a basketball fan.
Lived a long time, Time wins.
Triangle Man.
2018-10-11 09:35:11 PM  
Phil, do the right thing and put your rings in the coffin with him.
2018-10-12 01:31:55 PM  
It was a sad day for K-Staters.  GO CATS!!
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