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Bill Russell Offers Gordon Hayward Celtics' Support With Moving Tweet

NBA and Celtics legend Bill Russell offered the Celtics forward his support Tuesday night following the gruesome injury he suffered in Boston's season-opening loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Russell directed this poignant tweet at Hayward, as he ...

1961 NBA Mvp Winner Bill Russell News

Bill Russell tells Gordon Hayward he is 'not alone' after devastating injury

WEEI.com (blog)
Celtics legend Bill Russell lent support to Hayward from his verified Twitter account. “@gordonhayward want you to know you are a #Celtic & you are not alone, we #bleedgreentogether,” the 11-time champion said. The Celtics huddled for several minutes ...

1961 NBA Mvp Winner Bill Russell News

Why was Boston Garden nearly empty when Bill Russell's number was retired in 1972?

On May 26, 1999, the Celtics held a number retirement ceremony for legendary center Bill Russell. The event was emceed by Bill Cosby, and the deep list of luminaries included NBA greats Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Oscar Robertson.

1961 NBA Mvp Winner Bill Russell News

Bill Russell Supports Pro Athlete's Fight Against Injustice

NBA Legend Bill Russell posted a photo of himself taking a knee on his Twitter account. Russell was wearing his presidential medal of freedom, which was awarded to him by former president Barack Obama in 2011. His post said: “Proud to take a knee, and ...

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