Bill Russell Remembers Legendary Celtics Champion K.C. Jones

Boston Celtics point guard and head coach K.C. Jones
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The loss of legendary Boston Celtics point guard and head coach K.C. Jones leaves not only the fans and wider Celtic community with an immeasurable loss fresh on the heel of the death of Tommy Heinsohn, but the entire NBA community and society as whole as well — but few as much as Boston icon Bill Russell.

The two were teammates not just for the unprecedented string of titles they shared across eight of Jones’ nine seasons in the Association as a player, but even before that when the pair were both playing for the University of San Francisco Dons, where they would win back-to-back NCAA titles together.

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