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Boston Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88

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Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years. He was the first Black head coach in any major U.S. sport and marched for civil rights. Russell was a five-time Most Valuable Player and 12-time All-Star. Russell in 1980 was voted the greatest player in the NBA history by basketball writers.
2 months ago·Boston, United States

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NBA great Russell dies at the age of 88

American basketball great Bill Russell has died at the age of 88.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dead at 88

Russell was one of the sports world's greatest winners as the anchor of a team that won 11 NBA championships, as well as the league's first black coach.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Bill Russell, NBA superstar and civil rights activist, dies aged 88

Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years and marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr, died Sunday

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years — the last two as the first Black head coach in any major U.S. sport — and marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday. He was 88.

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Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years, the last two as the first Black head coach in any major U.S. sport, and marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday. He was 88.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The IndependentThe Independent

NBA legend Bill Russell dies aged 88

‘Bill Russell, the man, is someone who stood up for the rights and dignity of all men’, Obama said in 2011

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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