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K.C. Jones

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  • Bulls' recent defensive improvement good sign for playoffs

    Bulls' recent defensive improvement good sign for playoffs
    Saturday's victory over the hapless Knicks accomplished two things for the Bulls: • It made Tom Thibodeau the 11th coach to post at least a .549 winning percentage in his first five full NBA seasons. • And it quietly continued the Bulls'...
  • Column: Is Kentucky the greatest college team ever? Might be

    With every dominating win — we're up to 37-0 — it becomes more and more apparent that Kentucky really isn't competing against the remaining teams in the NCAA Tournament. History is the opponent now. Are these Wildcats better than the 1956...
  • Whitley: Kentucky Wildcats are great, but they aren't greatest ever

    Whitley: Kentucky Wildcats are great, but they aren't greatest ever
    Contrary to rumor, Kentucky will not replace the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs. But as the Wildcats storm closer to the first perfect season in 39 years, one question is becoming louder. Is this the greatest college basketball team ever? No, though...
  • Carl Boldt, teammate of Bill Russell in NCAA title run, dies at 82

    Carl Boldt, teammate of Bill Russell in NCAA title run, dies at 82
    Carl Boldt, a forward who played alongside Bill Russell and K.C. Jones with the University of San Francisco basketball team that won a record 60 consecutive games and back-to-back NCAA championships in the mid-1950s, has died. He was 82. Boldt, who...
  • Lakers documentary captures the legendary 1971-'72 championship team

    Lakers documentary captures the legendary 1971-'72 championship team
    Since the Lakers' present isn't much, it's nice that there exists a heartwarming and inspirational story from their past. Where there is history, there is hope. The story is captured in a documentary film titled: "33STR8." That was Bill Sharman's...
  • Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over

    Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over
    The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season. Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
  • Alcatraz and the notorious prison's sports history

     
    As I wrote in Saturday's editions of The Times, there will be a one-on-one basketball tournament on Alcatraz Island Saturday night, featuring 64 players from the U.S. and abroad playing for $10,000. The island is known for its retired prison,......