- Name: Red Auerbach
- Born: 09/20/1917
- Died: 10/28/2006 (89 years old)
Arnold Jacob “Red” Auerbach (September 20, 1917– October 28, 2006) was an American professional basketball coach and executive. He served as a head coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Washington Capitols, the Tri-Cities Blackhawks and, most notably, the Boston Celtics. As a coach, Auerbach set NBA records with 938 wins and nine championships. After his coaching retirement in 1966, he served as president and front office executive of the Celtics until his death. As general manager and team president of the Celtics, he won an additional seven NBA titles for a grand total of 16 in a span of 29 years and making him one of the most successful team officials in the history of North American professional sports.
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York
Death Place: Washington, D.C.
Red Auerbach quotes :
To a father, when a child dies, the future dies to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.Red Auerbach