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Question 1: With the #3 pick, Auerbach selected the player he most wanted in the draft, ________, who would also join the Hall of Fame.
Larry BirdMichael JordanKevin McHaleBill Walton

Question 2: In 1967, the ________ award, which he had won in 1965, was named the "Red Auerbach Trophy," and Auerbach was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1969.
NBA Coach of the Year Award2008–09 NBA seasonAll-NBA TeamNational Basketball Association

Question 3: He constantly added new black players to his squad, including ________, Tom Sanders, Sam Jones, K.C. Jones, and Willie Naulls.
Bill WaltonKareem Abdul-JabbarBob CousyBill Russell

Question 4: In the ________, Auerbach made some notable moves.
1952 NBA Draft1951 NBA Draft1950 NBA Draft1954 NBA Draft

Question 5: Regarding greatest basketballers of all time, Auerbach's candidates were Russell, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, ________, Michael Jordan, and Robertson."[7]
David Robinson (basketball)James WorthyElgin BaylorKareem Abdul-Jabbar

Question 6: First, he famously snubbed Hall-of-Fame New England point guard Bob Cousy in the ________, infuriating the Boston crowd.
1952 NBA Draft1950 NBA Draft1951 NBA Draft1954 NBA Draft

Question 7: Auerbach was then approached by Ben Kerner, owner of the ________.
1993–94 Atlanta Hawks season2009–10 Atlanta Hawks seasonAtlanta Hawks2008–09 Atlanta Hawks season

Question 8: In the midst of the ________, Auerbach Jr.
Great DepressionRepublican Party (United States)Federal Reserve SystemUnited States

Question 9: He made history by drafting the first ________ NBA player, Chuck Cooper in 1950, and introduced the first fully black starting five in 1964.
African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Great Migration (African American)African American cultureAfrican American

Question 10: In addition, prototypical sixth man ________ had a highly successful coaching career and joined his mentor Auerbach as one of 10 Greatest Coaches in NBA history.
Pat RileyLarry Brown (basketball)Phil JacksonDon Nelson







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