Big Russell Height, Age, Death, Family, Net worth & Biography

William Felton Russell was an American professional basketball player who played as a center for the Boston Celtics of the (NBA) from 1956 to 1969. 

William Felton Russell was born on February 12, 1934 in Monroe, Louisiana, U.S. and his age is 88 years.

A five-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) and a 12-time NBA All-Star, he was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won 11 NBA championships during his 13-year career.

In 2011, former US President Obama honored Russell with the Medal of Freedom  along with Congressman John Lewis, billionaire investor Warren Buffett, then German Chancellor  Angela Merkel and baseball  great Stan Musiel.

Bill Russell's height was about 6 ft 10 inches and his weight is 98 kg. Russell always played in the center position

Legendary basketball player Bill Russell has died at the age of 88. Bill Russell was known as the greatest defensive center in the history of basketball. 

The club won eight consecutive titles from 1959 to 1966. Russell was voted the greatest player in NBA history by basketball  writers in 1980.

Russell was born on February 12, 1934, to Charles Russell and Katie Russell  in West Monroe, Louisiana.

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