KC Jones

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Date of Birth May 25, 1932
Place of Birth Taylor, Texas
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K. C. Jones

K. C. Jones is an American retired professional basketball player and coach. He is best known for his association with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association, with whom he won 11 of his 12 NBA championships. As a player, he is tied for third for most NBA championships in a career, and is one of three NBA players with an 8-0 record in NBA Finals series. }} He is the only African-American coach other than Bill Russell to win multiple NBA championships. Jones was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1989.

Born: May 25, 1932, Taylor, Texas
Nationality: American
Listed height: 6 ft 1 in
Listed weight: 200 lb
High school: Commerce (San Francisco, California)
College: San Francisco (1952–1956)
NBA draft: 1956 / Round: 2 / Pick: 13, Boston Celtics

About KC Jones

Hall of Fame point guard who won eight NBA Championships in nine years with the Boston Celtics.

Before Fame

He teamed up with Bill Russell to win two NCAA Championships with the University of San Francisco.

Achievement

He became a head coach after retiring and led the Celtics to NBA Championships in 1984 and 1986.

Family Life

He had six kids with his first wife before marrying again in 1980 to his second wife Ellen.

Associations

He was teammates with Bill Russell at San Francisco and on the Celtics.

Information related to K. C. Jones

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  • Los Angeles Lakers assistant coaches
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  • Toastmasters members
  • Milwaukee Bucks assistant coaches
  • Minneapolis Lakers draft picks
  • San Francisco Dons men's basketball players
  • San Diego Conquistadors coaches
  • Basketball players at the 1956 Summer Olympics
  • National Basketball Association players with retired numbers
  • Amateur Athletic Union men's basketball players
  • Olympic gold medalists for the United States in basketball
  • Boston Celtics draft picks
  • African-American basketball coaches
  • United States men's national basketball team players
  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees
  • Boston Celtics players
  • Basketball players from Texas
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