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About Red Auerbach
Red Auerbach’s contribution to the development of modern-day basketball cannot be overlooked. Praised for coming up with the fast break strategy, Auerbach spent about two decades in the NBA where he coached teams like the Tri-Cities Blackhawks, Washington Capitols, and the Boston Celtics. It was during his time with the latter that he recorded most of his successes.
Auerbach became the head coach of the Celtics in 1950, and before leaving the position in 1966, he had won nine NBA championships. After announcing his retirement, he went on to serve as the team’s president and helped them to win the championship on seven different occasions.
He spent his early years with his parents Hyman and Marie Auerbach. He had a brother called Zang Auerbach. In 1941, he became the husband of Dorothy Lewis. The couple had two kids named Randy and Nancy.
He was a student of the now-defunct Eastern District High School and later studied at George Washington.
In 1965, he was named NBA’s “Coach of the Year”. He also won the league’s “Executive of the Year” in 1980. His name has been included in the NBA Hall of Fame
He played basketball in high school.
He became the first manager to record 938 wins in the NBA.
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F.A.Q. about Red Auerbach
When is his birthday?
Red Auerbach's birthday is on September 20, 1917.
In how many days is his birthday?
Red's birthday is in 207 days
How old was Red when he died?
He was 89 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 28, 2006.
How old would he be today?
Red Auerbach would be 106 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Red from?
He was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S..
What was Red Auerbach's height?
He was 5′ 10″ (1.78m) tall.