Red Auerbach

American basketball coach (1917-2006)

Arnold Jacob "Red" Auerbach (September 20, 1917 – October 28, 2006) was an American professional basketball coach and executive.

He served as a head coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA), most notably with the Boston Celtics.

He was also the head coach of the Washington Capitols and Tri-Cities Blackhawks.