Tex Winter

Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony - Press Conference

Tex Winter’s Induction Into The Hall Of Fame Is Long Overdue

The final leg of a wonderful ride began this week for Tex Winter, although his son, Chris, didn’t see it as much of a journey. Flight delays and his background as a physicist had Chris seeing the world through a practical spectrum when I caught up with him by phone from Manhattan, Kan., on his way to Springfield, Mass.


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Report: Tex Winter To Enter Hall Of Fame

Assistant coach is, without a doubt, one of the least glamorous and recognized positions in the NBA world. The best assistants toil for years — if not decades — for the chance to spread their wings and run their own ship.