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Where KC. Jones left, victory would surely follow KC. – his first name – was a twelve-time NBA player and coach, a two-time NCAA champion, and a gold medalist Olympian and Hall of Famer in NBA history, only teammates Bill Russell and Sam Jones have had more championship rings during their careers KC. Along with Russell, Clyde Lovellette, Jerry Lucas, Quinn Buckner, Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Michael Jordan are the only players in history to have reached the “Triple Crown” of basketball – they have an NCAA championship, an NBA championship and won an Olympic gold medal. His number 25 has been hanging on the rafters since 1967

KC.His coaching career was similarly famous. He was named head of the Celtics in 1983, kicking off one of the most remarkable head coaching runs the NBA has ever seenC. ran the Celtics for two of the most memorable seasons in the team’s rich history and led the team to a championship over the Lakers for the first time in 1984 during a climax in that historic rivalry.Two seasons later, he led the 1986 as the largest team in NBA history esteemed team, the Boston Celtics champion These were the highlights of an astonishing four consecutive seasons in the NBA Finals, one of the most impressive and beloved of the Celtics

KC. also showed that you can literally be both a strong competitor and a gentleman.He made his teammates better and got the most out of the players he coached.His fame was found in the most fundamental ideals of basketball – as Part of a winning team The Celtics family mourns him as we celebrate his remarkable career and life

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