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Tex Winter, who pioneered the triangle offense, dies at 96

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Tex Winter, who pioneered the triangle offense, dies at 96
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Tex Winter, the innovative "Triangle Offense" pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on 11 NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96.Kansas State University said Winter died Wednesday in Manhattan."Tex Winter was a basketball legend and perhaps the finest fundamental teacher in the history of our game," said Bulls President John Paxson, a former player under Winter. "He was an innovator who had high standards for how basketball should be played and approached everyday. Those of us who were lucky enough to play for him will always respect his devotion...
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