January 13, 1964
•Red Auerbach, Boston Celtics coach, on how he tried to stop Oscar Robertson: "I told my players to hold their hands as high as possible and spread their fingers wider apart to get more reach. So Oscar shot between...
March 25, 1963
•Red Auerbach, Boston Celtic coach, after his Bob Cousy was described as the greatest contribution to Americana since the Statue of Liberty: "No comparison, she hasn't got the moves."
June 01, 2009 | JACK McCALLUM
Exploring the ties that bound an NBA odd couple
November 15, 1989
When Uncle Sam calls, some say hell no, they won't go. When Kirk gives the word, Scotty beams him up. When Red Auerbach retires, Bill Russell becomes modern pro sports' first black head coach. When the year ends, the...
February 07, 1972 | Peter Carry