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Jackson can't pass Auerbach when Celtics roll

Updated: June 18, 2008, 2:24 AM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Light up one more for Red.

Some fans wore green Celtics jerseys with the name "AUERBACH" in white capital letters on the back. Others puffed victory cigars -- an understandable disregard of anti-smoking laws on a special night -- just as the team's late patriarch often did.

After all, Boston did more than just win its first NBA championship in 22 years with a 131-92 rout of Los Angeles on Tuesday night. The Game 6 victory kept Lakers coach Phil Jackson from breaking a tie ...

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