Chris Ford, Former Boston Celtics Coach and basketball player, found dead at 74, ‘ He made his own mark’
Ford’s family announced his death on wednesday, nothing that he died the day prior.
In a statement shared publicly thriugh the NBA’s website, the said that ” The ford family is sad to announce the death of Chris on jan 17,2023 . Chrus was very beloved by his family, friends,teammates and fans. He had a great love for his family, his city, his teammates and for his fans. He always prioritised imility and respect for everyone.”
Till now no official cause of death has been given, the press of atlantic city reported that ford suffered from a heart attack earlier this month…..
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Fort went on to become the team’s eleventh head coach, leading his former teammates Larry bird, Kevun McHale, and Robert parish to multiple playoff appearances in the trio’s final days together there,..
After being treated to the Celtics during the 1978-79 season, he scored the first three point shot in MBA history in the first quarter of Boston’s win over the Houston Rockets on october 12, 1979, according to the Detroit Free Press.
In that season, He was voted the team’s MVP and vecame a member of three NBA world championship Boston Celtics teams- one as a key player on the 1981 team and subsequently as an assistant coach for the 1984 and 1986 championships.