The Boston Celtics are a legendary franchise in the NBA. On this day in 1976, John Havlicek and his teammates helped further solidify that legend with their winning opening game against the Indiana Pacers. With a merger season, feuds between coaches Red Auerbach and Bob “Slick” Leonard, and clutch players like Havlicek, this game was… Read More »
Red Auerbach was as tough as they come. As one of the most celebrated NBA coaches, he coached for the Washington Capitols, the Tri-Cities Blackhawks and Boston Celtics, where he was John Havlicek’s coach. He passed away in 2006, but he will be remembered as one the the league’s fiercest coaches.