Auerbach didn't share in the laugh with Kevin McHale (left) and M.L. Carr (center) at the retirement ceremony of Cedric Maxwell's No. 31 in December 2003.
Red Auerbach's
later years
Auerbach didn't share in the laugh with Kevin McHale (left) and M.L. Carr (center) at the retirement ceremony of Cedric Maxwell's No. 31 in December 2003.
(Globe File Photo)