Tex Winter (1922 - 2018)

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  • "To the family and friends, please accept my heartfelt..."
  • "What a wonderful legacy he has left behind! His..."
    - Samuel
  • "Mr. Tex Winter was like a father to many of the nba..."
    - Ms. Jackson
  • "My prayers are with family and friends during this time ..."
    - Jackie
  • "The deepest of condolences to the family. I'm a stronger..."
    - Chadd Watson

ex Winter (Photo by Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Tex Winter in the NBA Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Assistant Coach Fred “Tex” Winter was the mastermind behind the triangle offense which helped lead Phil Jackson’s Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers to nine NBA championships. The Bulls won titles from 1991 until 1993 and from 1996 until 1998 and the Lakers from 2000 through 2002. He was a consultant for the Lakers in 2009 when they won another NBA title.

Winter was the head basketball coach at Kansas State University from 1953 until 1968, leading the team to the final four twice.

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