Even into his late 80s, Auerbach would still drive himself around Washington D.C., and his license plate showed his allegiance. Red kept his family in D.C. even when he was coaching the Celtics, and lived there in the offseasons. After he retired, he spent most of his time in D.C.
Red Auerbach's
later years
Even into his late 80s, Auerbach would still drive himself around Washington D.C., and his license plate showed his allegiance.

Red kept his family in D.C. even when he was coaching the Celtics, and lived there in the offseasons. After he retired, he spent most of his time in D.C.
(Globe Staff Photo / Stan Grossfeld)