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Bill Russell

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Tom Keegan: Josh Jackson would make a great Celtic

Lawrence Journal World
Bill Russell won 11 NBA titles in 13 seasons with the Boston Celtics. So when I hear somebody say, “He'd make a great Celtic,” I think of all the traits Russell brought to battle. First, he was smarter than anybody else. One of his more famous quotes ...

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Tom Brady, Bill Russell featured in 'The Captain Class,' new book about world's greatest sports captains

MassLive.com (blog)
Boston sports legends Bill Russell and Tom Brady are featured in The Captain Class, an insightful new book on leadership released earlier this week by Wall Street Journal deputy enterprise editor Sam Walker. In his project, Walker identified the 16 ...

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Bill Reynolds: There's no stopping the king and his court

The Providence Journal
Bill Russell, of course, was not the NBA's first great big man. But he was the NBA's first great athletic big man. • Ditto for Wilt Chamberlain, a bigger, stronger version of Russell. • Oscar Robertson was the NBA's first great 6-foot-5 point guard ...


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The mysterious life and death of former NBA player John Brisker

Duluth News Tribune
John Brisker gritted his teeth and glared menacingly at his coach, Bill Russell. After one of the most dramatic wins in the Seattle SuperSonics' young history, the tension in the locker room was so charged, Slick Watts remembers, the walls could have ...

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