The W
Views: 98528527
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
29.8.07 2133
The 7 - Basketball - RIP Red Auerbach Register and log in to post!
(86 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (6 total)
Teapot
Kishke
Level: 44

Posts: 229/417
EXP: 565572
For next: 45717

Since: 1.8.02
From: Louisville KY

Since last post: 110 days
Last activity: 1 hour
#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: 43473392
For next: 828370

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 424 days
Last activity: 424 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: 922/1096
EXP: 2367514
For next: 94350

Since: 2.1.03
From: MA

Since last post: 96 days
Last activity: 58 days
AIM:  
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: 132

Posts: 3308/5387
EXP: 26853553
For next: 278451

Since: 12.1.02
From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA

Since last post: 72 days
Last activity: 17 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: 891/1564
EXP: 4205231
For next: 177014

Since: 2.1.02
From: Oconomowoc, WI

Since last post: 2 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: 4828750
For next: 164120

Since: 2.1.02
From: Worcester MA

Since last post: 29 days
Last activity: 11 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 ...

ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: NBA Preditions
Next thread: LeBron with another poster.
Previous thread: Knicks waive Rose
(86 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: RIP Trevor Burbick - RIP Joey Maggs - Cory Lidle (1972-2006) - More...
The 7 - Basketball - RIP Red AuerbachRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.17 seconds.