William Felton "Bill" Russell is a retired American professional basketball player who played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association . A five-time winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and a twelve-time All-Star, Russell was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA Championships during Russell's thirteen-year career. Along with Henri Richard of the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens, Russell holds the record for the most championships won by an athlete in a North American sports league. Before his professional career, Russell...
|Birthdate:||February 12, 1934|
|All Positions Played:||Center|
|Education:||University of San Francisco, McClymonds High School|
|Also known as:||William Felton Russell, William Fenton Russell|