Bill Russell Cause Of Death: Bill Russell Death Reason

An American professional basketball player William Felton Russell has passed away.

Born on February 12, 1934, in West Monroe, Louisiana, United States, Bill played as a center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association from 1956 to 1969.

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

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Bill Russell

Bill and Henri Richard of the National Hockey League are tied for the record of the most championships won by an athlete in a North American sports league.

He led the San Francisco Dons to two consecutive NCAA championships in 1955 and 1956, and he captained the gold-medal winning U.S. national basketball team at the 1956 Summer Olympics.

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Russell is widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time.

Bill Russell Cause Of Death: Bill Russell Death Reason

Bill Russell died a natural death at his Mercer Island, Washington, home on July 31, 2022, at the age of 88.

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The news was announced in a Twitter post by his family.