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Teapot Kishke Since: 1.8.02 From: Louisville KY Since last post: 121 days Last activity: 100 days # 1 Posted on 28.10.06 2021.37 | Instant Rating: 7.50 They just announced this on ESPN. Red Auerbach died today at the age of 89. Promote this thread!
redsoxnation Scrapple Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1094 days Last activity: 1094 days # 2 Posted on 28.10.06 2040.21 | Instant Rating: 3.51 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 Since: 2.1.03 From: MA Since last post: 96 days Last activity: 20 hours
Y!: # 3 Posted on 29.10.06 1045.07 | Instant Rating: 6.33 NBA.com has a very nice video tribute of Red. Worth a look, IMHO. Thanks for the memories Red. You will be missed. "UUUUUHHHHHHHH....UUUHHHHHHHHHHHHHH.....OOOOOOOHHHHHHHHUHHH..."
ekedolphin Scrapple Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 6 hours # 4 Posted on 29.10.06 2244.29 | Instant Rating: 2.29
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.
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Sec19Row53 Lap cheong Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 42 days Last activity: 3 hours # 5 Posted on 30.10.06 1455.48 | Instant Rating: 7.01 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 Since: 2.1.02 From: Worcester MA Since last post: 43 days Last activity: 17 days # 6 Posted on 3.11.06 0925.06 | Instant Rating: 3.04
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 ...
Worse than the 10-year, $68 million rookie contract that Glenn Robinson signed with the Milwaukee Bucks? I think the NBA owners are pleased that a rookie salary cap was instituted the following season.
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