Also known as Dr. Jack, he was among one of the most respected coaches in NBA history. He coached the 1977 Portland Trailblazers to an NBA title.
He earned his post-secondary degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.
He won 864 games in his NBA coaching career.
He was married to Jean Duffey from 1949 until her death in 2010. He is the son of Anne Ramsay and Jack Ramsay Sr.
While he worked for the Philadelphia 76ers, he was involved with trading Wilt Chamberlain.