Hall of Fame basketball coach Jack Ramsay dies at 89

www.oregonlive.com Published: April 28, 2014

Jack Ramsay, the intense Hall of Fame coach who in 1977 led the Trail Blazers to their only NBA title and later became a beloved elder statesman of basketball, died Monday after a 15-year battle with cancer. He was 89.



Ramsay finished with a .525 record over 20 years of NBA coaching (864-783). As part of the 50th anniversary of the league in 1996-97, the NBA named Ramsay one of its top 10 coaches of all time.

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