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Harry Mangurian, 82; Celtics owner ushered in Bird-McHale-Parish era

Red Auerbach and Harry Mangurian shared a moment during a practice at the Boston Garden. Mr. Mangurian owned the Celtics when the team won the title in 1981. Red Auerbach and Harry Mangurian shared a moment during a practice at the Boston Garden. Mr. Mangurian owned the Celtics when the team won the title in 1981. (Boston Globe/File 1979)
By Ben Paulin
Globe Correspondent / October 21, 2008

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Harry T. Mangurian Jr., former horsebreeder and owner of the Boston Celtics when the team won the NBA Championship in 1981, died Sunday at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., of acute Leukemia. He was 82. (Full article: 773 words)

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