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Sport Basketball world pays tribute to triangle offense innovator Tex Winter

14:55  11 october  2018
14:55  11 october  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Morice Fredrick " Tex " Winter (February 25, 1922 – October 10, 2018) was an American retired basketball coach, and innovator of the triangle offense .

The triangle offense is an offensive strategy used in basketball . Its basic ideas were initially established by Hall of Fame coach Sam Barry at the University of Southern California. His system was further developed by former Houston Rockets and Kansas State University basketball head coach

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Basketball coach Tex Winter has died at the age of 96.

Winter is best known for being an innovator of the triangle offense, which the Chicago Bulls ran to perfection during Michael Jordan’s career while Winter was an assistant coach on the staff from 1985 to 1998. Former Bulls general manager John Paxson said in a statement:

“Tex Winter was a basketball legend and perhaps the finest fundamental teacher in the history of our game. He was an innovator who had high standards for how basketball should be played and approached every day. Those of us who were lucky enough to play for him will always respect his devotion to the game of basketball. His contributions to the Bulls organization will always be remembered."

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TRIANGLE OFFENSE (HIGH-LOW) This potent offense is a variation of the renowned triple post attack and a continuity offense . Attacks both man-to-man and zone

Basketball Offense - The Triangle Offense . Winter went on as assistant coach to Phil Jackson and the triangle offense was instrumental in the Chicago Bulls (Michael Tex Winter : The Encyclopedia of the Triangle Offense with Tex Winter , Innovator of the Triangle Offense ; former Los Angeles

Winter coached at Marquette, Kansas State, Washington, Northwestern and Long Beach State in college. He served as a head coach for the Houston Rockets from 1971 to 1973 and as a longtime assistant on the Chicago Bulls and then Los Angeles Lakers under Phil Jackson.

Winter was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011.

Take a look at some of the tributes he received:

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