- NBA legend dies at 88
- Bill Russell’s long career, win after win
- Relatives of the former athlete say goodbye
Bill Russell Celtics dies. The sports world is in mourning. They just released the unfortunate death of NBA legend Bill Russell. The legendary player has just passed away this Sunday, as reported by his relatives through his Twitter account, where they posted some photos.
Russell had a long career in basketball, was listed as one of the most important and will continue to be remembered as a legend. Thousands of fans are saying goodbye to the legend through social networks, where the news was released.
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Bill Russell, the nba legend who was the pillar of the Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 champions in 13 years — the last as the first black coach in a professional league in the United States — and who marched for civil rights alongside Martin Luther King Jr. ., passed away on Sunday. He was 88 years old.
According to reports from the Associated Press, his family spread the news on social media. They indicated that Russell died accompanied by his wife, Jeannine. The statement did not mention the cause of death. So far no statements have been made about what happened. Filed Under: Bill Russell Celtics Dies