Lakers guru Winter has apparent stroke
Tex Winter, the longtime Los Angeles Lakers consultant and architect of the triangle offense, has suffered an apparent stroke, coach Phil Jackson said Saturday.
Jackson, talking after a morning shootaround in Salt Lake City, said Winter was in Manhattan, Kan., for a reunion of the Kansas State basketball team, which he coached from 1954-68, when he became ill and fell in the shower.
Winter, who played at USC, was taken to a hospital, Jackson said, and had made slight progress ...
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