Tribute compiled by Boston34Celtics:
Jim Sullivan: Auerbach was a one-man civil rights movement:
... Here's what made Auerbach a legendary figure, though. He didn't do any of those things because he felt sorry for black people, out of some sort of white liberal guilt. He did them because they were... Read more
Well, even if religion weren't an issue, some people aren't ready to nominate Red Auerbach for sainthood.
... Did all of you forget that he was famous for being a jerk too? He may have been super at what he did, a wonderful coach, a friend, a husband,... Read more
Peter N. remembers going to a Celtics game in Hartford during the Bird era when the Celts came from behind at the last minute to beat the Knicks:
... It was a magical moment for players and fans alike, as the Civic Center erupted with an earthquake of cheering. And leave it to my Dad to go over... Read more