He began coaching in 1946 and led our local basketball team “The Washington Capitals” to two division titles in his first three years. But it was Red Auerbach’s tenure with the Boston Celtics that made him “the greatest coach ever in the history of the NBA,” as voted by the Professional Basketball Writers Association. Kojo revisits the late, great basketball legend in his own words, in a November 2004 interview.


  • George Solomon Columnist and former Sports Editor, The Washington Post; Shirley Povich Professor, Phillip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland; also former ESPN Ombudsman
  • Red Auerbach Co-author "Let Me Tell You A Story: A Lifetime in the Game" (Little, Brown)

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