Blazers to don Dr. Jack Ramsay patch

Updated: May 1, 2014, 9:51 AM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

The Portland Trail Blazers will honor the memory of former coach Dr. Jack Ramsay with a patch on their jerseys, beginning Wednesday night.

The patch, which pays tribute to the signature plaid outfits Ramsay was famous for when he coached the team from 1976 to 1986, has the number "77" on it for the year he led the Trail Blazers to their only NBA title.

The Hall of Fame coach, who went on to have a 17-year broadcasting career as an analyst for ESPN radio, died Monday after ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.