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K.C. Jones
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Jones with the Celtics in 1960.
No. 27, 25
Position: Point Guard
League: NBA/ABA
Personal information
Born: May 25, 1932
Taylor, Texas
Died: December 25, 2020 (aged 88)
Connecticut
Nationality: Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight: 200 lbs (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Commerce
(San Francisco, California)
College: San Francisco (1952-1956)
NBA Draft: 1956 / Round: 2 / Pick: 13th
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career: 19581967 (9 years)
Career history
As player:
1958-1967 Boston Celtics
As coach:
1967–1970 Brandeis
1970–1971 Harvard (assistant)
1971–1972 Los Angeles Lakers (assistant)
1972–1973 San Diego Conquistadors
1973-1976 Capital / Washington Bullets
1976–1977 Milwaukee Bucks (assistant)
1978-1983 Boston Celtics (assistant)
19831988 Boston Celtics
1989–1990 Seattle SuperSonics (assistant)
19901992 Seattle SuperSonics
1994–1995 Detroit Pistons (assistant)
1996–1997 Boston Celtics (assistant)
1997–1998 New England Blizzard
Career highlights and awards
As player:
As assistant coach:
As coach:
Medals
Men's basketball
Representing the Flag of the United States.png United States
Olympic Games
Olympic Gold Medal.png Gold 1956 Melbourne

K. C. Jones (May 25, 1932 – December 25, 2020) was an American former professional basketball player and coach. He played his entire career with the Boston Celtics and won eight championships as a player, one as an assistant coach, and two as a head coach in the National Basketball Association. Jones died on December 25, 2020, at an assisted living center in Connecticut, aged 88. He had Alzheimer's disease.

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