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personal conduct policy. ON THIS DAY TRIVIA (answer below): On Feb. 25, 1998, which onetime Celtics coach passed Red Auerbach to become the second-winningest coach in NBA history with 939 career wins? QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I think we’re more
With the Bruins struggling and up against the salary cap, should GM Peter Chiarelli consider moving on from the captain?
teams allowed more points per 100 possessions, and only two scored fewer. That's not a winning combination. Even Red Auerbach couldn't have done much without his captain for half the season, no center to speak of, wildly inconsistent wings
Celtics legend in a conversation that includes Bill Russell, Larry Bird and John Havlicek, and the other sits behind only Red Auerbach in franchise playoff victories. Perceptions change.
year, because Ainge reportedly traded the duo within the division to the Nets . Ainge always threatened to do what Red Auerbach could not -- dealing legends in decline -- in order to avoid another decades-long championship drought. Only he’s paving
even threw a cupcake party . So, when Rivers signed a five-year, $35 million contract, he seemed destined to join Red Auerbach and Tommy Heinsohn in finishing his coaching career on Boston’s bench. Doc’s declaration, “I am a Celtic,” sparked
a temporary stop along the way. Maybe for Doc, being a Celtic wasn't in his core. Following in the footsteps of Red Auerbach and company may have been cool, but it didn't affect him the way it did Tommy Heinsohn, Bob Cousy and others
4-for-5 with three RBIs in that night’s game against the Marlins (a 10-9 loss)? QUOTE OF THE DAY: “As Red [ Auerbach ] told me personally when I came in, ‘ You need instigators, not retaliators.’ This kid is energetic. He
Apparently Red Auerbach paid very close attention to the “Big Bad Bruins.” When the Celtics chose Oklahoma State fireplug point guard Marcus Smart
their positions.’ The one player Stevens praised for his work ethic all season was Brandon Bass , the winner of the Red Auerbach award. “I just told him this in front of the team, he’ s as good of a pro as we have,” Stevens beamed. “He shows
mature for his age.” ON THIS DAY TRIVIA (answer below): On Feb. 25, 1998, which onetime Celtics coach passed Red Auerbach to become the second-winningest coach in NBA history with 939 career victories? QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I think the makeup
Grousbeck and Bob Epstein ; and team president Rich Gotham . NBA commissioner David Stern and his successor Adam Silver , Red Auerbach ’s daughters Randy and Nancy , Celtics legend Jim Loscutoff ’s wife Lynn and Warriors president Rick Welts are also