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KC Jones - The Underrated Celtics Star

     Why is KC Jones so underrated as a player and a coach even though he won in every level plus the fact he's in the Basketball Hall of Fame

      KC Jones as a player had an amazing career. He was a two time college basketball champion. He was also an 8 time NBA champion as well. His number was retired in college as well as the NBA. Talk about a player who performed his best when it mattered, winning all those titles in the NBA. A player who stood out with teammates that consisted of Bill Russell, Sam Jones, and so many other Hall of Fame players.

      Let's look at his NBA career as a coach. He was a two time assistant on championship winning teams in 72 and 81. As a head coach he led two of the most talented Boston Celtics and NBA teams of all time in 84 and 86 to NBA Championships.. Talk about having the ability to lead some of the greatest NBA players of all time in Larry Bird , Kevin McHale and Robert Parish, and lets not forget DJ and Danny Ainge. Not to mention he was also a five-time all star coach. 

     KC Jones goes down as a player and coach who excelled at both coaching and playing and was able to cement himself as one of the greats. But what really needs to be said about KC Jones is that he was even a better person than he was a player. This fine gentleman never gets the credit he deserves.. 
       

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