April 19, 1987 |
Basketball's innovators are usually its offensive players--the ones whose shots, skills or size become their sport's newest weapon. UPI, in a search for the top innovators--five players most responsible for the revolution in professional basketball--turned for an answer to 69-year-old Red Auerbach, president of the Boston Celtics, who has seen them all in 41 years as coach or club executive.
May 10, 1993 |
Red Auerbach, Boston Celtic president, will undergo a cardiac catheterization procedure today to determine whether heart surgery is necessary. Auerbach, 75, checked into a hospital Friday after suffering chest discomfort.
June 20, 2005
"I hope not." Red Auerbach, former Boston Celtic coach, who is tied with Phil Jackson for most NBA coaching titles with nine, on whether Jackson can win his 10th championship without Shaquille O'Neal
June 19, 1993 |
Boston Celtic President Red Auerbach underwent open-heart surgery Friday at Massachusetts General Hospital, medical center spokesman Martin Bander said. Auerbach, 75, was listed in satisfactory condition in the cardiac surgical recovery room. Five arteries were bypassed during the six-hour operation, Bander said. Auerbach, the winningest coach in NBA history, had been at the hospital last month for procedures to clear two blocked arteries.
May 13, 1993 |
Red Auerbach, president of the Boston Celtics, underwent a second round of surgery Wednesday to clear blocked arteries and was expected to spend a few more days in a hospital. Auerbach, 75, underwent a procedure that scraped clear a blocked artery, said Martin S. Bander, spokesman for Massachusetts General Hospital. On Monday, doctors performed angioplasty on Auerbach, a procedure in which a tiny balloon is inserted to compress fatty substances blocking the artery.
June 28, 1986
I find it most amazing that the Boston Celtics did so well without any mention of the coach, K. C. Jones. Not one feature article on the head coach of the Celtics in the L.A. Times. Red Auerbach, Larry Bird and others were written about, yet K. C. Jones received his 10th championship ring. SHIRLEY J. BAILEY Los Angeles