Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 11/9/14
Ron F, or “Red Auerbach” as he’s known on Twitter, is a lifetime Celtics fan from Solana Beach, California. I came into contact with Ron through Red’s Army and the Twittersphere. Ron is very knowledgeable when it comes to the Celtics and the NBA. That’s a common thread among C’s fans-they know the game and they know their team and it’s rich history. Ron explained to me how his father & grandfather were responsible for getting him interested in the Boston Celtics:  I became a Celtics fan because my Dad and Grandfather were big fans.  They moved to CA because my grandmother contracted a disease and they had to change climes.  I never met them…but my Dad would tell me about listening to games on the radio…that my grandfather was a huge fan…and he grew up with Russell, Heinsohn and Cooz.  I watched games on TV and Bird, McHale, DJ and Parish were my connection to the family heritage.  I IDOLIZED–and still do–the Celtics.  They clearly were basketball royalty…superior and distin
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