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Deep Reads: "The Obtuse Triangle" - A great New York Times profile of Tex Winter and his Triangle Offense
For basketball fans and sports historians, the following read is worth your time. On Tuesday, the New York Times published a lengthy profile, written by Nicholas Dawidoff, about Basketball Hall of Famer, Tex Winter, and his beloved baby, “The Triple-Post Offense.” The Triple-Post became better known in the 1990s as the “Triangle Offense” that helped the Phil Jackson and Winter win a combined 11 NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers. 159 more words
NEW YORK — For Knicks fans it meant a source of frustration, for Phil Jackson it was a hot button issue and for Knicks players it was a topic to avoid talking publicly about last season. 398 more words
What does a legendary coach-turned-GM do when his team doesn’t make the playoffs and posts its worst record in franchise history? Hop on the Twitter and let those darn kids know the way basketball is… 356 more words
The words “Triangle Offense” truly deserve their place in between these quotation marks.
After all, when you think about it, we don’t only use them to simply reference other people’s quotes. 10 more words