During his time in the NBA, Red Auerbach was a basketball coach for the Washington Capitols, the Tri-Cities Blackhawk, and the Boston Celtics. After he retired as a coach in 1966, Auerbach served as the president and the front office executive for the Celtics until his death in 2006. During his tenure as a coach, Red Auerbach won 938 games for a record at the time of his retirement and nine NBA championships in ten years. Then as general manager and team president for the Celtics, Auerbach won seven more NBA titles, bringing his total to 16 and making him one of the most successful team officials in the history of professional sports.
As the 1965 NBA Coach of the Year, an 11-time NBA All-Star Game Head Coach, the 1980 NBA Executive of the Year, and considered as one of the top 10 coaches in NBA history, Red Auerbach earned a place in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1969 and has a retired number 2 jersey at the Celtics home court in his honor. Though he was never a player, Auerbach was a major force in basketball and a pioneer of the game. The Celtics created an award in his honor, the Arnold "Red" Auerbach Award, which has been given annually since 2006, to a current Celtic player or coach who best exemplifies the spirit and meaning of what it is to be a Celtic.” To show your love for the Celtics and honor his contributions to the team, add a piece of authentic Red Auerbach memorabilia to your collection.
Take home a piece of history with signed Red Auerbach collectibles that will always hold significant value due to their rarity. Honor his contributions to the sport and career of achievements with a Red Auerbach signed basketball or show your Celtics pride with an autographed Red Auerbach jersey. Whether you're a die-hard Boston Celtics fan or serious collector, NBA merchandise with a Red Auerbach autographed is a smart purchase for anyone.