The comparison started out as Spurs' coach Gregg Popovich vs. the Patriots' Bill Belichick.
Ever since the 2005-2006 season, the Celtics have given the Red Auerbach Award to the member of the franchise who best exemplifies the spirit of being a Celtic.
Before Wednesday night's game against the Wizards, Brandon Bass was awarded the Red Auerbach award.
On Saturday afternoon, David Stern will officially relinquish his throne as commissioner of the NBA.
While weighing whether to trade Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett this past summer, Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge remembered how the franchise didn't deal aging stars Larry Bird and Kevin