Who Was Bill Russell? | The US sun

Legendary basketball player Bill Russel made his mark on the court during his time with the Boston Celtics.

The 88-year-old sports icon passed away “peacefully” on July 30, 2022.

Bill Russell #6 of the Boston Celtics

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Bill Russell #6 of the Boston CelticsCredit: Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images

Who Was Bill Russell?

William Felton Russell was born on February 12, 1934 in Monroe, Louisiana.

He is an American former professional basketball player for the NBA’s Boston Celtics.

He played in the center of the east team from 1956 to 1969.

Russell is a five-time NBA Most Valuable Player and an 11-time NBA All-Star.

Over the course of his 13-year career, he has won a total of 11 NBA championships.

It was announced on social media on Sunday July 31 that Russell had passed away “peacefully” at the age of 88.

His cause of death is not yet known.

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