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NBA legend and civil rights activist Bill Russell dies at 88

August 4, 2022

NBA legend Bill Russell, an 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and the first black head coach in the league, passed away “peacefully” Sunday, July 31, 2022, according to a family statement from his verified Twitter account. He was 88. “It is with a very heavy heart we would like to pass along to… [Read More]