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  1. Tex in context

    Henry Abbott

    Former NBA scout Clarence Gaines Jr. worked with Phil Jackson and Tex Winter in Chicago and blogs about Hall-of-Famer Winter's practices: Bulls practices were a sight to behold. Tex usually led the offensive drills. Most coaches & fans would be ...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Lacy J. Banks of the Chicago Sun-Times: "After seven years of rejection by the Basketball Hall of Fame, former Bulls assistant Tex Winter, 89, finally will get in. So will Dennis Rodman. And sources say Chicago native and 76ers great Maurice Cheeks a...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  3. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Ron Artest supplants Trevor Ariza as the three-man in the Lakers' triangle. Celtics fans bid a wistful farewell to fan fave Leon Powe. And is Paul Millsap the right guy for OKC's front line? Rob Mahoney of Hardwood Paroxysm: "[Ro...

    Blog | July 03, 2009
  4. A Crazy Phil Jackson/Kobe Bryant Question

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Jackson does a fairly convincing job not focusing on winning ten rings. But when he returned to the Lakers in 2004, his friend and colleague Tex Winter told Roland Lazenby, in "The Show," that Jackson had one goal: "That's wha...

    Blog | June 13, 2009
  5. Tex Winter's Crisis Moment

    Henry Abbott

    The bond between coach Tex Winter and writer Roland Lazenby has to be about as persistent, meaningful and honest as any in basketball. And today, as the 87-year-old coach struggles after a stroke, Lazenby writes a must-read post on his Lakernoise blo...

    Blog | April 26, 2009
  6. Tex Winter on Lamar Odom and the Lakers

    Henry Abbott

    Roland Lazenby is the author of one of my favorite basketball books, The Show, which is an oral history of the Lakers. He is writing a book about Jerry West for Random House. He just talked to Laker consultant and coaching legend Tex Winter, and offe...

    Blog | October 16, 2008
  7. Lakers Better with Andrew Bynum on the Bench?

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Ding of the Orange County Register reports that the Lakers have not looked great with their two big men -- Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum -- playing together. And team consultant and straight-shooter Tex Winter says the problem has not been Gasol. ...

    Blog | October 07, 2008
  8. Tex Winter on Game 2

    Henry Abbott

    When it comes to straight-shooting, old-time basketball gurus, Laker assistant Tex Winter is right up there near the top of the list. Yesterday he took some time to talk to me about these NBA Finals, and he had plenty to say -- for instance he blamed...

    Blog | June 08, 2008
  9. Tex Winter on the Spurs

    Henry Abbott

    Roland Lazenby talks to Tex Winter on SportsHubLA about the drum Phil Jackson beats to bring the team together. Really. But the longtime Jackson assistant, and the godfather of the triangle, also talks about facing the Spurs: "They're good, ma...

    Blog | May 21, 2008
  10. Lazenby's Latest from Laker Land

    Henry Abbott

    Yesterday, Roland Lazenby told us some interesting stuff about the Lakers. (He is quite a guy. He wrote the book on the Lakers, sometimes runs a Laker blog, edits Lindy's Pro Basketball Annual, and does a lot of interesting things associated with the...

    Blog | October 18, 2007
  11. Tex Winter Compares Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan

    Henry Abbott

    Roland Lazenby's Lakernoise blog has all kinds of interesting points to add to this debate, from Phil Jackson's longtime right-hand man (and current Laker consultant) Tex Winter. Winter has been around both Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant for almost t...

    Blog | March 29, 2007
  12. Triangle Architect Loves Kobe Bryant's Scoring Outburst

    Henry Abbott

    As Roland Lazenby reports on his Lakernoise blog, Laker assistant Tex Winter is making clear that Bryant's recent scores have not come in defiance of the coaching staff:Winter also heartily approves of Jackson's recent decision to turn Bryant loose a...

    Blog | March 20, 2007
  13. Phil Jackson and Tex Winter's Video Demonstration of the Triangle...

    Henry Abbott

    It's not new, but it's new to me, so here you go. It's in five parts. Part one. Part two. Part three. Part four. Part five. Via NBA Basketball and Other Unrelatedness....

    Blog | February 05, 2007
  14. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Now that Red Auerbach is no longer with us, the NBA is asking you to vote for All-Star cheerleaders. (Did anyone run this by Jerry West? Is Tex Winter on board?) Ron Hitley will tell you who to vote for: "Feel free to disagree with my selections...

    Blog | January 08, 2007
  15. Phil Jackson Coaching Stories

    Henry Abbott

    It's not earth shattering, but I love a good coaching story. Roland Lazenby's latest blog post has a good one, with plenty of Tex Winter insight as always, about a Phil Jackson adjustment that sparked a Laker win against Houston. Houston center Yao ...

    Blog | December 18, 2006
  16. Roland Lazenby Almost Gives Tex Winter Credit for Phil Jackson

    Henry Abbott

    As in, Jackson's entire coaching career. Both Lazenby and Winter are high on the list of NBA people I admire. And I know they are close, so of course Lazenby thinks highly of his friend Winter. I have no idea if Winter deserves credit or not f...

    Blog | November 22, 2006