Bill Russell. 11 NBA Championships. 5 MVP's. 15.1 ppg, 22.5 rpg, 4.3 apg.

Basketball legend, Bill Russell turns 80 today - he was born in He played Center for the Boston Celtics from He was very involved with Civil Right movement.

Bill Russell and his 11 NBA championship rings - THE GREATEST WINNER OF ALL TI;ME!!!!!!!!!!!

Bill Russell and his 11 NBA championship rings. I think 11 rings say it all. The greatest team sports winner of all time.

Bill Russell - “Celtic Champion” - 22" x 28" - Private collection. Painted by Doug West.

Bill Russell - “Celtic Champion” - x - Private collection. Painted by Doug West.

Five-time MVP, 12-time All-Star and winner of 11 NBA Championships, Hall of Famer Bill Russell poses with former Boston Celtics head coach, general manager, president and vice chairman, Hall of Famer Red Auerbach in 1999. Russell turned 82 years old on Feb. 12, 2016. (Michael O'Neill for SI)GALLERY: Rare Photos of Bill Russell

Five-time MVP, All-Star and winner of 11 NBA Championships, Hall of Famer Bill Russell turned 82 years old on Feb.

College becomes a university.  June 1, 1959  Central Michigan College – strengthened by an enrollment of 4,456 students – is named Central Michigan University. CMU’s new name is confirmed by the state Legislature on Feb. 25, 1959, to be effective on June 1. Rep. Russell H. Strange Jr., class of 1956 – sponsor of the bill – and student body president Fred Mester are among those present on March 10, when Gov. G. Mennen Williams signs the bill.

College becomes a university. June 1, 1959 Central Michigan College – strengthened by an enrollment of 4,456 students – is named Central Michigan University. CMU’s new name is confirmed by the state Legislature on Feb. 25, 1959, to be effective on June 1. Rep. Russell H. Strange Jr., class of 1956 – sponsor of the bill – and student body president Fred Mester are among those present on March 10, when Gov. G. Mennen Williams signs the bill.

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Bill Russell and Red Auerbach built the Celtics into the greatest dynasty in professional sports history.

Bill Russell delivers epic line after winning NBA lifetime achievement award | Yardbarker.com

Bill Russell delivers epic line after winning NBA lifetime achievement award | Yardbarker.com

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WILT CHAMBERLAIN / BILL RUSSELL SIGNED BASEBALL AUTOGRAPH COA JSA OA

Wilt chamberlain / bill russell signed baseball autograph coa jsa oa

Bill Russell, Bill O'brien, Basketball

2017 NBA Awards - Bill Russell doesn’t have time for your superstars. - Bill Russell was given a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the NBA, and then he told the five hall of famers presenting him the award that he could kick all of their asses. This might be the best thing that has happened in 2017. He really said that!

Bill Russell told 5 hall of famers ‘I would kick your ass’

2017 NBA Awards - Bill Russell doesn’t have time for your superstars. - Bill Russell was given a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the NBA, and then he told the five hall of famers presenting him the award that he could kick all of their asses. This might be the best thing that has happened in 2017. He really said that!

bill russell - The Legend...

BILL RUSSELL Teams: Boston Celtics Titles: 11 Honors: All-Star, MVP Hall of Fame The player: The greatest champion in basketball history. Russell was the perfect teammate, with a mean streak and a hunger to win. His 11 rings say it all.

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