Reggie Lewis had a quality about him that appealed to everyone he met.
Said former Celtic coach Red Auerbach: "Reggie personified everything about the Boston Celtics. I sincerely mean that."
The Celtics retired his jersey (35) to pay tribute to Lewis, who passed away at the young age of 27. His life was cut short to heart problems and was primed to be one of the faces of the Celtics franchise.
"I just hope people can remember a great person, a great player, to me an ultimate Celtic that just never got a chance to do what he probably could have done had he lived," said Jackie MacMullan, a Boston sports reporter.
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