About Bill Russell Basketball Cards
The Bill Russell 2008 Topps #175 Boston Celtics and signed upper deck cards are among the coolest craze in town. Offered at discounted prices, you would surely love to have these adorable collectibles especially when they represent Bill Russell’s great accomplishments in making a big name in the National Basketball Association.
According to sources, Russell has been a reliable center player who was born on February 12, 1934. It was in 1956 when he was drafted by the St. Louis Hawks as their 2nd overall pick in the National Basketball Association Draft. In the same year, Russell played for the Celtics until 1969. When he retired as a player, Bill Russell became a coach of several well known teams such as the Sacramento Kings, Boston Celtics and the well known Seattle SuperSonics.
As a player, Russell has been able to bag 11 NBA championships, 5 NBA Most Valuable Player awards and became the 1963 NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player. Based on reviews, Russell is famous as the record holder for the most championships earned by an athlete in the North American sports league. He is also named as one of the best players in the history of National Basketball Association and has amazingly led the league in rebounds four times.
Aside from Bill Russell, the Celtics have also acquired remarkable players like Glen Davis
who is also famous as the Big Baby and has been the team’s power forward player, Kevin Garnett—2008 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, and Carlos Arroyo who is noted to be the 2009 BSN Final Four Most Valuable Player.