K. C. Jones

1932 - 2020

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K. C. Jones (May 25, 1932 – December 25, 2020) was an American professional basketball player and coach. He is best known for his association with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA), with whom he won 11 of his 12 NBA championships (eight as a player, one as an assistant coach, and two as a head coach). As a player, he is tied for third for most NBA championships in a career, and is one of three NBA players with an 8–0 record in NBA Finals series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of K. C. Jones has received more than 766,036 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). K. C. Jones is the 121st most popular basketball player (down from 109th in 2019), the 6,336th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,382nd in 2019) and the 79th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, K. C. Jones ranks 121 out of 1,264Before him are Otar Korkia, Dave Bing, Tracy McGrady, Hal Greer, Dave Cowens, and Chuck Cooper. After him are Dwyane Wade, Ron Harper, Donald Piper, Walt Bellamy, Doc Rivers, and Dean Smith.

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Among people born in 1932, K. C. Jones ranks 298Before him are Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Sándor Mátrai, Michel Leblond, Khalil Taha, Pik Botha, and Gavril Dejeu. After him are Lodewijk van den Berg, Pauline Oliveros, Antonio Suárez, Sígfrid Gràcia, Frank Beyer, and Maria Itkina. Among people deceased in 2020, K. C. Jones ranks 419Before him are Pavol Biroš, John D. Barrow, Wolfgang Uhlmann, Johnny Nash, Khalil Taha, and Phyllis Somerville. After him are Pat Patterson, Ravi Zacharias, John Houghton, Helen Reddy, Maria Itkina, and Òscar Ribas Reig.

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Among people born in United States, K. C. Jones ranks 6,336 out of 15,968Before him are Wendy O. Williams (1949), Graham Allison (1940), David Hungate (1948), Topher Grace (1978), Nathan East (1955), and Oscar Pettiford (1922). After him are Lillian Disney (1899), Emily Donelson (1807), Morris Kirksey (1895), Junior Wells (1934), Michael Rosenbaum (1972), and Jonathan Pollard (1954).


Among basketball players born in United States, K. C. Jones ranks 79Before him are Dave DeBusschere (1940), Dave Bing (1943), Tracy McGrady (1979), Hal Greer (1936), Dave Cowens (1948), and Chuck Cooper (1926). After him are Dwyane Wade (1982), Ron Harper (1964), Donald Piper (1911), Walt Bellamy (1939), Doc Rivers (1961), and Dean Smith (1931).