NBA guard whose career spanned from 1976 to 1986; won an NBA Championship with the Boston Celtics in 1984 and an NCAA Championship with the Indiana Hoosiers in 1976.
He won a gold medal with Team USA at the 1974 Montreal Olympics.
He and Magic Johnson both won titles on all three levels of basketball.
His Thornridge High School basketball team only lost one game during his junior and senior years while winning back-to-back Illinois state titles.
He raised four children: Jason, Cory, Lauren, and Alexsandra Buckner.