KC Jones, one of the legendary names of the American Basketball League (NBA) team Boston Celtics, passed away.
In a statement made on the Boston Celtics website, it was announced that Jones died at the age of 88.
Jones, a member of the Celtics, which marked the 1960s in the league, had 8 NBA championships in his acting career with his team. Jones, who served as the point guard, also won a gold medal with the US National Team at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Jones, who coached the Celtics in 1983-1988, had two championships as head coach.
The 25 numbered jersey of Jones, who was featured in the “Basketball Hall of Fame” (Museum of Fame), which features legends in basketball, was retired by the Boston Celtics in 1967.