Details on NBA Legend Bill Russell Being Rushed to Hospital

Please send your thoughts and prayers out.

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is in the hospital in Washington state dealing with some apparent heart issues … TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us … an ambulance was called to Russell’s home in the Seattle area Friday night, and the 84-year-old Celtics legend was rushed to a nearby hospital.

We’re told Bill was having heart trouble and shortness of breath … and is still hospitalized. We’ve reached out to get an update on his condition.

When we have more information we will update.