Former NBA coach and Miami Heat commentator Jack Ramsay has died.


ESPN reporting the 89-year-old had been fighting cancer for the past couple of years.


Ramsay coached in the NBA from 1976 to 1986 and won a title with the Portland TrailBlazers in 1977.


Affectionately known as "Dr. Jack," --Ramsay was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1992.


He worked as the Heat’s TV analyst from 1992 through 2000.