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Teapot Kishke Level: 44 Posts: 229/419 EXP: 589345 For next: 21944 Since: 1.8.02 From: Louisville KY Since last post: 53 days Last activity: 10 hours # 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: 153 Posts: 5363/7534 EXP: 44974068 For next: 349439 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 735 days Last activity: 735 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: 67 Posts: 922/1099 EXP: 2462370 For next: 130516 Since: 2.1.03 From: MA Since last post: 19 days Last activity: 9 min.
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: 3308/5389 EXP: 27757748 For next: 94992 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 17 hours # 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: 79 Posts: 891/1604 EXP: 4511837 For next: 67650 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 8 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: 82 Posts: 1019/1719 EXP: 5005693 For next: 203556 Since: 2.1.02 From: Worcester MA Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 22 hours # 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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