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Bill Russell Quiz

Can you name these facts about the greatest winner in NBA History?
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Last updated: October 12, 2022
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Town Russell was born and raised in
Monroe, Louisiana
City he moved to at age 10 after encountering racial abuse in his hometown
Oakland, California
Middle Name
Felton
Team he led to 11 championships
Boston Celtics
Years he won championships in
1957
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1968
1969
Coach of 9 of these 11 titles
Red Auerbach
Team he defeated in the finals 7 times
Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers
University he attended
University of San Francisco
Title he won at this university
NCAA Championship
Award he won with the US National Team in 1956
Olympic Gold Medal
Co-NBA star he shared an intense rivalry, and later a close friendship with
Wilt Chamberlain
Angry at Boston's perceived racism, he proclaimed it a ___ _____ of racism
Flea Market
Magazine that named him "Sportsman of the Year" in 1968
Sports Illustrated
Award given to him by Barack Obama in 2010
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Jersey Number, retired by the entire NBA after Russell's death
#6
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