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By Mark Gunnels On Friday, March 27th, 2015

Bob Cousy on Hassan Whiteside: He Reminds Me of Bill Russell

Whenever you’re able to draw comparisons to Bill Russell, you’re obviously doing something right in life. Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy made such comparisons for Hassan Whiteside. The 25-year-old More...

By Quierra Luck On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Bill Russell Collapses During Speaking Engagement

Bill Russell was speaking during an engagement and has reportedly collapsed on stage. Bill Russell collapsed on stage in Lake Tahoe this morning. Keep him in your thoughts. — David MacKay (@DavidMacKayNBA) More...

By Vashti Hurt On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Bill Russell On NCAA: All Great Fortunes Are Amassed w/Cheap Or Slave Labor

The SEC’s last reported annual revenue was $314.5 million.  The Big 10’s was $315.5 million.  With huge revenues like this collected while student athletes often struggle financially,  a hot bed More...

By Quierra Luck On Monday, February 17th, 2014

Bill Russell Tells Bron To Check His Stats After Leaving Him Off Mt. Rushmore

With a man winning 11 championships in a 14 year span AND was a player-coach, you do not just leave him off Mt. Rushmore. Apparently he thinks so too and he won’t hold his tongue about his displacement even More...

By Robert Littal On Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Bill Russell Apologizes For Carrying Loaded Gun into Airport

All along I figured Russell didn’t do it on purpose, but I would like to know why he needs the gun. It is his right as an American, but who wants to harm Bill Russell? “Before boarding my flight from More...

By Robert Littal On Saturday, October 19th, 2013
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Bill Russell Arrested for Having Loaded Gun in Airport

Russell had a permit for the weapon, but you have to wonder why does Bill Russell needs to be carrying around gun? Things that make you go hmmmmm…. Legendary NBA center Bill Russell was arrested Wednesday More...

By Mark Gunnels On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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Celtics To Unveil Bill Russell Statue

I think 12 all-star appearances, 11 championships and 5 MVP’s is enough to warrant having a statue. In 2011, President Barack Obama gave Bill Russell the highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of More...

By Mark Gunnels On Monday, September 9th, 2013

John Havlicek Says ‘Paul Pierce is the Best 1-on-1 Player of all Celtics’

The Celtics undoubtedly have one of the most storied franchises ever, Havlicek left his mark on the franchise during the 60’s and 70’s. Havlicek won 8 championships and was the MVP of the 1974 NBA Finals. After More...

By Glenn Erby On Friday, May 24th, 2013

Phil Jackson Would Pick Bill Russell Over Michael Jordan To Start Team (Video)

Phil Jackson has been doing the media rounds to promote his new memoir, and in the process has given some strong opinions. Last week Jackson compared Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant, and sided with Jordan on a lot More...

By Quierra Luck On Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Magic, Russell, Kareem, And Bird In New AT&T Ad (Video)

  To find a picture with all four of these basketball legends together was more difficult than I thought. AT&T has found their way into Americas home, even if its not through their cell phone service but More...

By Robert Littal On Monday, February 25th, 2013

Throwback Video: Bill Russell Jumps Over Guy Near FT Line, Finishes with Finger Roll

Footage is grainy, but it is still awesome beyond words. Russell gets the rebound, starts the fast break and from about a foot inside of the free throw line soars over his opponent and finishes with the finger More...

By Glenn Erby On Monday, January 21st, 2013

ABC News George Stephanopoulos Thinks Bill Russell Is Morgan Freeman

There has always been a saying that in circles, some people think that all black people look-alike.  Some may dismiss that theory, but today during President Obama’s Inaugural Address, that theory was put More...

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