The Red Auerbach Award

Every year since the 2005-06 season, the Celtics have presented the Red Auerbach Award to the Celtics player or coach who best exemplifies the spirit of what it means to be a Celtics both on and off the court. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
The Celtics' Annual Red Auerbach Award Every year since the 2005-06 season, the Celtics have presented the Red Auerbach Award to the Celtics player or coach who best exemplifies the spirit of what it means to be a Celtics both on and off the court. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Celtics captain Paul Pierce won the inaugural award in 2006, and was able to share a moment with Red after receiving the award. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Paul Pierce - 2006 Celtics captain Paul Pierce won the inaugural award in 2006, and was able to share a moment with Red after receiving the award. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Al Jefferson - 2007 (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Kevin Garnett - 2008 (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Ray Allen - 2009
BOSTON - APRIL 10: Ray Allen #20 of the Boston Celtics receives the Red Auerbach Award before the game against the Miami Heat on April 10, 2009 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Rajon Rondo - 2010 (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Doc Rivers - 2011 (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Kevin Garnett became the first two-time winner of the Red Auerbach award in 2012. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Kevin Garnett - 2012 Kevin Garnett became the first two-time winner of the Red Auerbach award in 2012. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Pierce won his second Auerbach Award in 2013. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Paul Pierce - 2013 Pierce won his second Auerbach Award in 2013. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

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