The Chicago Bulls have re-signed Tex Winter to his 52nd year as a pro or major college basketball coach.
Winter, who designed Chicago's famed triangle offense, will mark his 14th season as a Bulls assistant coach when the NBA lockout ends.
Winter, 76, said he held off making a decision on returning until he could get acquainted with Tim Floyd, hired to replace Phil Jackson as head coach.
"We will once again be committed to the triangle offense," Floyd said.
Winter was recently named the 25th winner of the John Bunn Award, presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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