Hall of Fame center Bill Russell has passed away at the age of 88. His family released the news on social media.
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— TheBillRussell (@RealBillRussell) July 31, 2022
Russell won 11 NBA Championships in his career and was a five-time MVP for the Boston Celtics. He made 12 All-Star Teams and was a member of the recently released 75th-anniversary team for the NBA.
After his playing days were over, Russell was a successful coach who won two titles. He also worked broadcasting NBA games. The NBA named the Finals MVP after Russell to commemorate his winning ways.
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