Tex Winter, Brain Behind Basketball’s Triangle Offense, Dies at 96

Tex Winter was a highly successful head basketball coach in college, but he was mostly an assistant coach in the pros. To casual fans at NBA games, he was simply the guy with wavy white hair sitting on the bench in the shadow of one of pro basketball’s most renowned head coaches. But Winter was refining his legacy — the triangle offense, built on ball movement and teamwork. (New York Times)

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