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Bill Russell’s legacy of NBA championships and cerebral fight for equal rights

On May 1, 1968, Bill Russell led the Boston Celtics to another NBA championship, triumphing over the rival Los Angeles Lakers. But this time Russell was not just the star center, the defensive stalwart, the linchpin of pro basketball’s most extraordinary dynasty. He was also the coach. During the locker room celebration, reporters marveled at Russell’s legacy […]