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Mike White gets guidance from Billy Donovan, embraces tough task

...Jim McElwain from Colorado State in December."That type of perception is ego, like Florida only needs to go hire Red Auerbach and Vince Lombardi," Foley said. "Every coach starts somewhere, so if you thought somebody couldn't handle the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-05-11/mike-white-gets-guidance-
Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

...perfect world, I'd be somewhere else."A longtime assistant under Popovich at San Antonio, Budenholzer won the Red Auerbach Trophy for guiding the Hawks to a 60-22 mark during the regular season, the best in franchise history."He's a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-21/hawks-budenholzer-named-coach
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
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-
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
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