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Basketball fans and personalities mourn at Tex Winter’s loss

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Tex Winter has been synonymous for his famous “triangle offense” that the basketball fans knows today.

Which is why many fans, and even basketball legends, gave tribute to the legendary coach who passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 96.

Even Ginebra coach Tim Cone, who also introduced the triangle offense in the Philippines, mourned the death of former Bulls assistant coach.

Winter’s revolutionary triangle offense helped the Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers win nine combined championships.

He also coached in the collegiate level for 30 years, most notably with Kansas State, where the Wildcats achieved eight Big 8 conference titles and entered the 1958 and 1964 Final Four.