Bill Russell has 11 NBA rings as a NBA player out of 12 NBA Finals in 13 years as a player in the NBA: Most NBA rings in total by players, head coaches, GMs, and Presidents: 1) Jacob Arnold Auerbach 15 NBA rings in 17 NBA Finals (9 NBA rings as a coach and 6 NBA rings as an executive being GM/President or President for his 6 NBA rings as a NBA team executive) 2) Bill Russell 11 NBA rings as a player in 12 NBA Finals as a player in 13 NBA seasons as a player from 1956 to 1969 (plus 2 NCAA championships in 1955 and 1956 and 1 Gold Medal and 1956, or 14 major championships from 1955 to 1969) 3) Sam Jones 10 NBA rings as a player in 11 NBA Finals as a player in 12 NBA seasons from 1957 to 1969 4) K. C. Jones 10 NBA rings (8 NBA rings as a player in 9 NBA Finals as a player playing 9 years in the NBA as a player from 1958 to 1967; 2 NBA rings as a head coach in 4 NBA Finals from 1984 to 1987 (rings in 1984 and 1986 as a head coach); plus played on 2 NCAA championship teams in 1955 and 1956 (where Pete Rozelle was a public relation official at the University of San Francisco; K.C. Jones was ineligible to play in the NCAA playoffs in 1956 when his team won the NCAA title but played the entire regular season) and 1 Gold Medal in 1956; drafted in 2nd Round by the Celtics in 1956 and drafted by the U.S. Army in 1956, so spent 2 years in the U.S. Army (1956-1958) as property of the Celtics; signed by Pete Rozelle as a DB with the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL in 1958) 4) Tom Heinsohn 10 NBA rings (8 NBA rings as a player in 9 NBA Finals as a player in 9 years as a NBA player from 1956 to 1965, plus 2 NBA rings as a head coach in 2 NBA Finals) 5) Phil Jackson 10 NBA rings (1 NBA ring as a player in 2 NBA Finals (1972 Finals-lost, 1973 Finals-won) in 12 NBA seasons as a player, 6 NBA rings as head coacho of the Chicago Bulls, 3 NBA rings as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers) 6) Satch Sanders 8 NBA rings in 8 NBA finals in 13 NBA seasons as a player (1960 to 1972 as a NBA player) 6) John Havlicek 8 NBA rings as a player in 8 NBA finals in 16 NBA seasons as a player (1962 to 1978 as a NBA player with NBA rings in 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1976) Most rings ONLY as a NBA PLAYER: 1) Bill Russell 11 NBA rings in 12 NBA Finals 2) Sam Jones 10 NBA rings in 11 NBA Finals 3) K. C. Jones 8 NBA rings in 9 NBA Finals 3) Tom Heinsohn 8 NBA rings in 9 NBA Finals 3) Satch Sanders 8 NBA rings in 8 NBA Finals 3) John Havlicek 8 NBA rings in 8 NBA Finals (including rings in 1974 and 1976) Most NBA rings as a NBA player among current active NBA players or NBA head coaches as of the end of the 2006-2007 regular season: 1) Robert Horry 6 NBA rings 2) Don Nelson 5 NBA rings (1965, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1976) HONORABLE MENTION: The first player to seven titles was George Mikan with six titles in a seven year period with the Minneapolis Lakers and one title before joining the Minneapolis Lakers with Chicago American Gears: George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers (1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954) George Mikan of the Chicago American Gears
It means Most Valueable Player of the NBA Finals
Bill Russel with 11
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Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award was created in 1969.
The team with the most NBA titles would be the Celts with 17. (The Lakers still trail with 15.) As for individual player, Bill Russell leads that category with 11 rings.
bill Russel has the most finals appearneces at 16. he won 11.
i think its bill Russel because in terms of winning championships, he has 9 rings on his fingers.. in coaches wins in an nba finals, Phil Jackson is the most wins having 10 championships and its latest win against Orlando magic..
No, they do not.
•He has 3 Most Valuable Player Awards and 3 NBA finals Most Valuable Player Awards. And of course you can add those 5 championship rings.