Dec. 3, 1923-Nov. 24, 2009
Abe Pollin, owner of the Wizards, died Tuesday at age 85. After arriving in Washington nearly 75 years ago, Pollin rose to the top of the worlds of business, philanthropy and professional sports, changing the face of downtown. (File photo)
WISE | Since Pollin's death, yarns never told keep coming off the spool, one as kind as the next.
BOSWELL | Pollin's 1978 NBA champion Bullets changed Washington's identity as a sports town.
Pollin will perhaps be remembered most for being fiercely loyal to his employees and friends.
Capitals Owner Ted Leonsis has the first right of refusal to purchase the Wizards, Verizon Center and the Ticketmaster franchise.
The Wizards fondly remember Pollin before a 108-107 victory over the 76ers at Verizon Center, the arena he built.
Pollin told his team to win one final playoff game in Cleveland just for him, and he somehow inspired them to do it.
The public memorializes Pollin at Verizon Center.
Pollin remembered in a memorial service on Dec. 8.
A look through Pollin's life as a Washington sports figure.
D.C. locals remember the ways Pollin transformed the city.
The Wizards' coach joins "Washington Post Live."