Even in his 80s, Red still loved his cigars. Here, he lights up a stogie in his Washington D.C. office in 2004. The picture behind him depicting the smoke from a cigar spelling 'Red' was made by his brother Zang, who also drew the Celtics' leprechaun logo.
Red Auerbach's
later years
Even in his 80s, Red still loved his cigars. Here, he lights up a stogie in his Washington D.C. office in 2004.

The picture behind him depicting the smoke from a cigar spelling "Red" was made by his brother Zang, who also drew the Celtics' leprechaun logo.
(Globe Photo)