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Teapot Kishke Level: 44 Posts: 229/417 EXP: 575372 For next: 35917 Since: 1.8.02 From: Louisville KY Since last post: 264 days Last activity: 1 day # 1 Posted on 28.10.06 2021.37 Reposted on: 28.10.13 2022.08 They just announced this on ESPN. Red Auerbach died today at the age of 89. Promote this thread!
redsoxnation Scrapple Level: 152 Posts: 5363/7534 EXP: 44225305 For next: 76457 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 579 days Last activity: 579 days # 2 Posted on 28.10.06 2040.21 Reposted on: 28.10.13 2041.48 Thanks for 16 titles in 30 years Red. If there is a no smoking policy on the other side, I'm sure that Red will treat it as he treated the no smoking policy on Earth. In other words, he'll ignore it in the same manner that he did speed limits. They always did say the Celtics would have a dance team over Red's dead body. Since the team doesn't debut until this coming week, they were right. (edited by redsoxnation on 28.10.06 2141)
BOSsportsfan34 Pepperoni Level: 66 Posts: 922/1097 EXP: 2413305 For next: 48559 Since: 2.1.03 From: MA Since last post: 148 days Last activity: 2 days
Y!: # 3 Posted on 29.10.06 1045.07 Reposted on: 29.10.13 1045.27 NBA.com has a very nice video tribute of Red. Worth a look, IMHO. Thanks for the memories Red. You will be missed.
ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 3308/5387 EXP: 27298705 For next: 554035 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 226 days Last activity: 64 days # 4 Posted on 29.10.06 2244.29 Reposted on: 29.10.13 2245.36 Red was one of the true icons of professional sports, and the heart and soul of one of the NBA's oldest franchises. The game of basketball will be forever diminished by his passing.
Sec19Row53 Lap cheong Level: 78 Posts: 891/1585 EXP: 4361182 For next: 21063 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 3 hours
Y!: # 5 Posted on 30.10.06 1455.48 Reposted on: 30.10.13 1456.11 Reggie Miller made a good point on the DP show on EPN today. He thought that ALL teams ought to wear a black shamrock on their uniforms out of respect for Red.
Alessandro Lap cheong Level: 81 Posts: 1019/1715 EXP: 4908630 For next: 84240 Since: 2.1.02 From: Worcester MA Since last post: 183 days Last activity: 17 days # 6 Posted on 3.11.06 0925.06 Reposted on: 3.11.13 0925.25 Originally posted by Sec19Row53 Reggie Miller made a good point on the DP show on EPN today. He thought that ALL teams ought to wear a black shamrock on their uniforms out of respect for Red. Sort of along the same lines as every Major League baseball team retiring Jackie Robinson's number, if you think about it ...
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