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Spurs' Greg Popovich is coach of the year for the third time

...Gregg Popovich was named NBA Coach of the Year on Tuesday, making him just the third coach in league history to win the Red Auerbach trophy three times in his career.Popovich has received the league's top coaching honor in two of the past three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-22/spurs-greg-popovich-coach-yea
Howard tweets he will join Rockets

...Stevens says he had no desire to leave Butler ? until the Celtics called.Seventeen championships. Bill Russell. Red Auerbach. It was all too much for the 36-year-old Stevens to resist.Boston introduced its 17th coach at a news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-07-05/dwight-howard-hasnt-made-deci
NBA Finals coaches have few similarities

...could join Phil Jackson as the only coaches to win championships in three different decades.So far, only Jackson, Red Auerbach, John Kundla and Pat Riley ? Spoelstra's mentor and boss in Miami ? have five rings as a head coach."Maybe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-06-04/nba-finals-coaches-have-few-s
Overtime

...switched beginning in 1985, a recommendation Commissioner David Stern has said came in part from former Celtics boss Red Auerbach to reduce the cross-country trips between Boston and Los Angeles. Critics argue it gives home-court advantage to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-29/overtime
Third-quarter run lifts Heat over Hawks

...improved his winning percentage to .6617. If Miami wins at Orlando on Wednesday, he would pass legendary Boston coach Red Auerbach (.6619) on the NBA's career list, among coaches with more than 400 games. ... Atlanta finished with 22 assists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-11-19/third-quarter-run-lifts-heat-
Famed coach calls it a career

...sweet days.A Hall of Famer since 2007, he leaves with a record 11 titles, and only 10 series losses. Take away Red Auerbach, who won nine championships, and Jackson won more titles than any two coaches combined. He won six championships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-05-08/famed-coach-calls-it-career
NBA | Sports
Hall of Famer is hero to family

...Keane, crying and covered in blood, has become a part of Boston sports lore, like Bobby Orr flying through the air or Red Auerbach lighting a victory cigar. This spring, when Rice took the Hall of Fame's traditional pre-induction tour, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/19/bas_541404.shtml
Baseball
Hollywood ending

...Angeles and broke a tie with legendary Boston coach Red Auerbach as the winningest coach in Finals history. "I'll...history Phil Jackson eclipsed former Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach for the most titles in NBA history by a coach with 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/15/nba_527718.shtml
NBA
Celtics' title an unlikely turnaround

...rebounds and finals MVP Paul Pierce scored 17 with 10 assists on Tuesday night as the Celtics smoked the Lakers like one of Red Auerbach's legendary victory cigars. A year after winning just 24 games, then drawing bad luck in the draft lottery, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/19/nba_462712.shtml
NBA
Unrivaled success

...who named his group Banner 17 to leave no doubt about his goal, put an unlit cigar in his mouth -- a tribute to Red Auerbach, the patriarch who had a hand in the franchise's first 16 titles. Boston blew it open by outscoring Los Angeles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/18/nba_462582.shtml
NBA