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John MacLeod, longtime Phoenix Suns coach, dies at 81

PHOENIX (AP) John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who led the Phoenix Suns to the 1976 NBA Finals, has died. He was 81.

MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to The Associated Press. The elder MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade.

MacLeod is the winningest coach in Suns history, going 579-543 in the regular season from 1973-87. He also coached the Dallas Mavericks from 1987-89 and the New York Knicks in 1990-91, finishing his 18-year head coaching career with a 707-657 mark.

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Leaders
Points: Devin Booker26.6
Rebounds: Deandre Ayton10.3
Assists: Devin Booker6.8
FG%: Deandre Ayton58.5%
Steals: Mikal Bridges1.57
Blocks: Richaun Holmes1.13
Defense (Rank)
Points: 116.8 (28)
Rebounds: 47.2 (27)
Assists: 25.9 (25)
FG%: 48.2% (29)
FT%: 75.3% (3)
3P%: 37.2% (28)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 107.5 (23)
Rebounds: 40.4 (30)
Assists: 23.9 (20)
FG%: 45.9% (16)
FT%: 77.9% (13)
3P%: 32.9% (30)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Golden State 57 25 .695 --
x-LA Clippers 48 34 .585 9.0
Sacramento 39 43 .476 18.0
LA Lakers 37 45 .451 20.0
Phoenix 19 63 .232 38.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/23/2019 Jawun Evans Waived
3/22/2019 Jimmer Fredette Signed as Free Agent
3/4/2019 Ray Spalding Contract Extended
2/21/2019 Ray Spalding Signed to 10-Day Contract
2/9/2019 Wayne Ellington Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/3/2019 Devin Booker Sprained Left Ankle
3/31/2019 Deandre Ayton Sore ankle
3/18/2019 Kelly Oubre Jr. Sore thumb
3/14/2019 Tyler Johnson Sore right knee
1/22/2019 T.J. Warren Sore right ankle
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