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Happy Birthday Red!

RedsArmyAdmin September 20, 2011 Uncategorized 3 Comments

Today would have been Red Auerbach's 94th birthday.  Celebrate with a cigar if you'd like, or just watch these videos of Red teaching some of the finer points of basketball… or in the case of the first video… railing against all the flopping.  

I'm guessing Manu Ginobili wouldn't have been Red's favorite player.


Here, Red talks to Dr. J, Moses Malone and other Sixers about dunking:


And here, Red talks to Larry Bird about free throws


Want to kill some time?  Go to You Tube and search "Red on Roundball" for all of his videos

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/jtshoopsblog Jtshoopsblog

    Now there’s a man that stood the test of time. If there were not a team call the Red Soxs, I’m sure the Celtics would have change their name to the Red-Ticks.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/sothewind Lee in Oregon

    My two biggest gripes about pro basketball- flopping and the incessant complaining/bitching after every freaking call.
    Great post fellas, classic Red- love seeing him in the short-sleeve warm-up. My man Wes Unseld was a helluva player in his day, definitly one of the greats.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/trsjr91 BleedGreen34

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIkBjuVGbb4
    best part about this video is reggie miller instead of calling out lebron james for being the little flopping girl that he is says WE HAVE SEEN SOME OUTSTANDING ACTING!!!