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Bill Russell has passed away at the age of 88

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NBA legend Bill Russell has passed away peacefully at the age of 88. RIP.


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Bill Russell:
11-time NBA champion.
Five-time MVP.
Member of the 25, 50, 75 Greatest Ever Anniversary teams.
Two-time NCAA champion.
Olympic Gold Medalist.
And two NBA championships as the first Black head coach in North American pro sports history.

A legend in every way.


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Bill Russell 21-0 in winner-take-all games: All NCAA games, Olympic medal round, best-of-5s, best of 7s. Greatest resume of anyone. Period.


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Game 7/1962 NBA Finals: Mr. Game 7-Bill Russell's 30 points and 40 rebounds(!) leads the @Celtics past the @Lakers in OT: 110-107.



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c on z
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Noooooooo


MikeD
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RIP

Original GOAT


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DBG
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Russell seems to have the highest approval rating of any nba star. Rip.


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Jfk Jr
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Russell seems to have the highest approval rating of any nba star. Rip.
yup, fantastic player even better human. RIP


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Jcorye1
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Damn.


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Gator Mike
Member since Sep 2015
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The man didn't have enough fingers for all of his NBA Championship rings.


GeauxAggie972
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The finger to Vince was even better:

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Here's to a legend

From one GOAT to another:
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Ghost of Colby
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11-time NBA champion.
Five-time MVP.

That’s damn impressive. I don’t care what era or the level of competition.


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tigersmanager
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RIP


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TTsTowel
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The real GOAT. RIP.


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ThePTExperience1969
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He set the bar for excellence in basketball, we'll never see his like again. Cheers to a great legend.


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tigerfan84
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Native Louisianian


SpartyGator
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RIP. One of tGOATs


GeauxAggie972
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When he tells Kobe I couldn't be more proud of you than if you were my own son, you can see that hits him:

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A guy that just loved the game


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Saint Alfonzo
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RIP, Legend.


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Wally Sparks
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Damn. RIP


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Gator Mike
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This is an unbelievable stat:

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