Chris Kalil and Nelson Eng were too young to remember Auerbach, but they still understand what he means to the team. “I think any NBA fan knows how important he was,” said Eng.“It started with him.”
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Chris Kalil and Nelson Eng were too young to remember Auerbach, but they still understand what he means to the team.

“I think any NBA fan knows how important he was,” said Eng.“It started with him.”

(Boston.com Staff Photo / Gary Dzen)