About Bill Russell Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Now a retired basketball player, Bill Russell was born on February 12, 1934. He was the former Boston Celtics’ center. The prominent rival of Wilt Chamberlain inside the court, Russell has a long list of awards that he was able to accumulate during his years in the NBA. Among these are being included in All-Star for twelve times and an NBA most Valuable Player awardee for five times. He was actually the centrepiece of the dynasty of the Celtics which was able to win eleven NBA Championships in his thirteen years of career. With Montreal Canadiens’ Henri Richard, he is also the holder of the most championships won in North American sports league by an athlete.
It was also Russell who has led the University of San Francisco to two successive championships to the NCAA in 1995 and 1996. When he was the captain of the national basketball team of the United States to the 1956 Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal.
This player, along with Michael Jordan, is considered to be one of NBA history’s greatest players. The main reasons of the success of the Celtics aside from the 6 feet 9 through 6 feet 10 frame of Russell are his man-to-man defense and shot-blocking.
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It cannot be avoided that sometimes, his name will be misspelled as Bil Russell, Billie Russel, Billy Russell, Bill Rusel, Bill Rusell, Bill Russel and Bille Rusel.