Red Auerbach

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Birthday
20, 1917
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Oct 28, 2006 (89)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1917
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Oct 28, 2006 (89)

About

Legendary NBA head coach who won nine NBA championships and seven more championships as the Celtics' general manager.

Before Fame

He earned a scholarship to play basketball at George Washington University.

Trivia

He drafted the first African-American player and introduced the first all-African American starting five.

Family Life

He married his girlfriend Dorothy Lewis in 1941.

Associated With

He and Phil Jackson are two of the winningest coaches in NBA history.