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K.C. Jones Never Got His Due in Boston. Race Played a Part.

K.C. Jones Never Got His Due in Boston. Race Played a Part.

In early December 1990, K.C. Jones sat in a hotel suite overlooking the New Jersey Meadowlands before a game with the Nets, trying to explain why a coach who won 75 percent of his games and two N.B.A. titles with Boston, and who reached four league finals over five seasons, had been shoved upstairs into a toothless front-office position before ultimately...

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Boston Gary Payton K.C. Jones Larry Bird New Jersey Meadowlands Shawn Kemp