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Teapot Kishke Level: 45 Posts: 229/422 EXP: 658973 For next: 1196 Since: 1.8.02 From: Louisville KY Since last post: 83 days Last activity: 82 days # 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: 158 Posts: 5363/7534 EXP: 49744366 For next: 941969 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1791 days Last activity: 1791 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: 69 Posts: 922/1103 EXP: 2747282 For next: 122476 Since: 2.1.03 From: MA Since last post: 793 days Last activity: 124 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: 140 Posts: 3308/5632 EXP: 32683998 For next: 602489 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 3 min. # 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: 83 Posts: 891/1673 EXP: 5295841 For next: 136403 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 18 days Last activity: 4 days # 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: 84 Posts: 1019/1741 EXP: 5622017 For next: 39959 Since: 2.1.02 From: Worcester MA Since last post: 51 days Last activity: 5 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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