Auerbach received the Coach of the Year Award in 1965, the year of the Celtics' seventh consecutive NBA title and eighth in nine years. Although 1965 would be the only year that Auerbach won Coach of the Year, the award is now named after him.
Auerbach the coach
Auerbach received the Coach of the Year Award in 1965, the year of the Celtics' seventh consecutive NBA title and eighth in nine years. Although 1965 would be the only year that Auerbach won Coach of the Year, the award is now named after him.
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