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"1965-66 Season" - 7 Total Result(s)
A Grand Day for Red Auerbach
Red Auerbach achieved his 1,000th career victory (including playoff games) as a professional coach on January 12, 1966. Fittingly, the victory came at home over Boston’s longtime rival Los Angeles Lak ...
Red Auerbach’s Last Game
Bill Russell and Red Auerbach celebrated another Celtics NBA World Championship title on April 28, 1966, which was also Auerbach’s final game as head coach. They won it on the parquet floor at Boston ...
Red’s Final Coaching Stint
Players such as Satch Sanders, Bill Russell, Sam Jones and John Havlicek inked their names onto a photograph of the 1965-66 NBA World Champion Celtics. This memorable season marked the end of an era a ...
Red’s Swan Song As Coach
New Celtics owner Marvin Kratter persuaded Red Auerbach to coach one more season in 1965-66 before moving upstairs to concentrate on his duties as C’s general manager. The Celtics sent Red out on top, ...
Retiring Red Auerbach
Red Auerbach’s staff gifted him this silver plate when he retired from coaching after the 1965-66 season. Even in his last season, journalists and rival coaches marveled at Auerbach’s ability to win w ...
Watch: A Rally Over Philly
Ever wanted to see Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain square off? Watch as Russell and Chamberlain battle in the paint while John Havlicek, Sam Jones and Don Nelson rally the Celtics to victory against ...
Watch: Celtics Win Eight Straight
Watch Bill Russell make a layup and Red Auerbach light his victory cigar during the Game 7 win of the 1966 NBA Finals. The victory gave Boston a record eighth straight NBA World Championship title.