Bill Russell, basketball legend with record 11 NBA titles, dies at y 88

Bill Russell, basketball legend with record 11 NBA titles, dies at y 88

Bill Russell, the renowned basketball player, died at the age of 88. He made the statement on his verified account.
Russell has won more NBA championships than any other player in history. All eleven played for the Boston Celtics. He transformed the game by making shot-blocking a crucial component of defense as a five-time league MVP. And he was a Black athlete who spoke out against racial injustice when it was less prevalent than it is now.

Bill Russell, basketball legend with record 11 NBA titles, dies at 88 yr
Fighting for something since childhood

It helps to recall a parent’s instruction to comprehend this man and great athlete.

 

Bill Russell was 9 years old when he was outside his Oakland, California, projects apartment.