Chris Sawyer Michelle Silva of Peabody are avid Celtics fans. Sawyer remembered watching the ’86 Celtics on a little black-and-white RCA television. Being in attendance when the Celtics honored Auerbach was special, he said. “I’ll remember this for the rest of my life,” said Sawyer. “It’s something I can tell my kids and my grandkids about.”
Celtics opener:
Red Auerbach night
Chris Sawyer Michelle Silva of Peabody are avid Celtics fans. Sawyer remembered watching the ’86 Celtics on a little black-and-white RCA television. Being in attendance when the Celtics honored Auerbach was special, he said.

“I’ll remember this for the rest of my life,” said Sawyer. “It’s something I can tell my kids and my grandkids about.”

(Boston.com Staff Photo / Gary Dzen)