Red Auerbach

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San Antonio Express-News
Pop not bothered by Spurs never being called 'super team'helped the Spurs win as many titles as the fingers he has on his hand. Not man
Pop not bothered by Spurs never being called 'super team'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
helped the Spurs win as many titles as the fingers he has on his hand. Not many NBA coaches -- in fact, only Phil Jackson, Red Auerbach, John Kundla, Popovich and Pat Riley -- can make that claim. Tgriffin@express-news.net Twitter:... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Learning from Celtics Big 3, Dee Brown happy to pass it forwardelite. “Being drafted by the Celtics was an honor and that was the best experi
Learning from Celtics Big 3, Dee Brown happy to pass it forward
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
elite. “Being drafted by the Celtics was an honor and that was the best experience of my career,” he said. “Being around Red Auerbach, Hall of Fame players like Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parish, who I all consider as the original Big... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Tim Duncan’s true legacywith old-fashioned values. Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s, the Boston Celtics wo
Tim Duncan’s true legacy
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
with old-fashioned values. Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s, the Boston Celtics won eight straight NBA championships. Red Auerbach was the prime author of that dynasty, and it was because he saw two kinds of greatness in players. He saw... Read more
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ESPN
The book on Timmy and his Pophave it in him to play on for three or four more seasons as Horry suggested abo
The book on Timmy and his Pop
ESPN / Posted 16 days ago
have it in him to play on for three or four more seasons as Horry suggested above? Won't Pop stay on as some sort of Red Auerbach-style patriarch to oversee the return of Budenholzer or the Lil' General Avery Johnson as his successor on the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Remembering 1966: Best Orioles quotes, the year that was and Birds factsbasketball every day." 2. Infielder Bob Johnson: "When [Paul] Blair goes in on
Remembering 1966: Best Orioles quotes, the year that was and Birds facts
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
basketball every day." 2. Infielder Bob Johnson: "When [Paul] Blair goes in on defense, it's like [Boston Celtics coach] Red Auerbach lighting a cigar on the bench." 3. Manager Hank Bauer: "One game, Frank [Robinson] took out Bobby Richardson... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando feels Oklahoma City's painthe blues will start setting in as you realize the helplessness of the situatio
Orlando feels Oklahoma City's pain
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
the blues will start setting in as you realize the helplessness of the situation. But Oladipo is not Durant. Donovan isn't Red Auerbach. And the Westbrook Goodbye Clock is now officially ticking. The Magic didn't fall off the face of the NBA when... Read more
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Pilipino Star
How magical is homecourt advantage?used to the venue conditions. They’re familiar with the rims. I’m not suggestin
How magical is homecourt advantage?
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
used to the venue conditions. They’re familiar with the rims. I’m not suggesting we do like the Boston Celtics during the Red Auerbach era when they shut off the air-conditioning and the hot water in the opposing team’s lockerroom. But that gives... Read more
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Boston Globe
Al Horford signing caps an unforgettable day even by Celtics standardsfour first-round draft picks, has a chance to be a heist so audacious that some
Al Horford signing caps an unforgettable day even by Celtics standards
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
four first-round draft picks, has a chance to be a heist so audacious that sometimes you wonder whether the ghost of Red Auerbach is whispering in Ainge’e ear. Ainge also acquired stalwarts Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder for next to nothing,... Read more
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New York Post
Knicks’ troubled history of risks shows why fans are worriedhad been. The Kevin McHale Non-Experiment: The one extravagance that could’ve
Knicks’ troubled history of risks shows why fans are worried
New York Post / Posted 24 days ago
had been. The Kevin McHale Non-Experiment: The one extravagance that could’ve fundamentally altered Knicks history, but Red Auerbach out-maneuvered the Knicks in the summer of ’83 by forcing the Knicks to overpay for the likes of Rory Sparrow so... Read more
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NBA.com
Father of NBA's first dynasty celebrates 100th birthdayKobe Bryant, before Shaquille O'Neal, before Magic Johnson and Pat Riley and Wi
Father of NBA's first dynasty celebrates 100th birthday
NBA.com / Posted 25 days ago
Kobe Bryant, before Shaquille O'Neal, before Magic Johnson and Pat Riley and Wilt Chamberlain and even Jerry West. Before Red Auerbach, Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics grabbed the NBA by the throat and dragged it into the 1960s, winning 11... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Only One Thing Is Keeping Marcus Smart From Recruiting Kevin Durant To Celtics“If I get his number,” Smart said with a smile Tuesday while speaking with repo
Only One Thing Is Keeping Marcus Smart From Recruiting Kevin Durant To Celtics
New England Sports Network / Posted 29 days ago
“If I get his number,” Smart said with a smile Tuesday while speaking with reporters at his summer basketball camp at Red Auerbach Court at Brandeis University. Thomas or someone else might want to relay that information to Smart, as landing Durant... Read more
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CNN
How amazing was Pat Summitt?be any pity party. I'll make sure of that." Quite a debate could be held over
How amazing was Pat Summitt?
CNN / Posted 29 days ago
be any pity party. I'll make sure of that." Quite a debate could be held over which men's basketball coach -- John Wooden? Red Auerbach? Mike Krzyzewski? Phil Jackson? -- deserves to be mentioned first as the best there ever was. Such a debate... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
How amazing was Pat Summitt?be any pity party. I'll make sure of that." Quite a debate could be held over
How amazing was Pat Summitt?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 29 days ago
be any pity party. I'll make sure of that." Quite a debate could be held over which men's basketball coach -- John Wooden? Red Auerbach? Mike Krzyzewski? Phil Jackson? -- deserves to be mentioned first as the best there ever was. Such a debate... Read more
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WALB Albany
Is Pat Summitt the best basketball coach of all time?school. Phil Jackson has led two different NBA teams to 11 titles as coach of t
Is Pat Summitt the best basketball coach of all time?
WALB Albany / Posted 29 days ago
school. Phil Jackson has led two different NBA teams to 11 titles as coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers. Red Auerbach won nine NBA championships as head coach of the Boston Celtics in 10 years and may have won more if he hadn't... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Legendary Murray Wier to be honored July 12and the Waterloo Hawks. He was drafted by the Detroit PIstons in 1948, and play
Legendary Murray Wier to be honored July 12
KWWL Iowa / Posted 30 days ago
and the Waterloo Hawks. He was drafted by the Detroit PIstons in 1948, and played one season for legendary NBA coach, Red Auerbach. Murray Wier coached Waterloo East to a State Basketball Championship in 1974, and is a member of the Iowa High... Read more
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Boston Globe
Value is the key to Celtics' draft dramaThe Bulls would’ve eventually given up Jimmy Butler for Brandon Ingram. Danny A
Value is the key to Celtics' draft drama
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
The Bulls would’ve eventually given up Jimmy Butler for Brandon Ingram. Danny Ainge would’ve been the second coming of Red Auerbach. But in reality, Ainge got a little unlucky. He landed the third pick in a two-star draft. Still, a trade was... Read more
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Boston Globe
Isaiah Thomas on recruiting Kevin Durant: 'We definitely have a shot'Wednesday night. (Boston.com) Why the Celtics needed Ice Capades to add Bill R
Isaiah Thomas on recruiting Kevin Durant: 'We definitely have a shot'
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
Wednesday night. (Boston.com) Why the Celtics needed Ice Capades to add Bill Russell: In a single draft, Celtics coach Red Auerbach acquired three future Hall of Famers and created one of the most bizarre NBA legends of all time.... Read more

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