Cool Trivia: He has 11 championship rings. (The most any player so far has obtained if my memory does not fail me)
he played for the celtics
Bill Russell played his entire career for the Boston Celtics.
Bill Russell was number six throughout his career.
32 years old
Bill Russell played for the NBA. He was known for being an amazing defensive center during his 1959- 60 season when he played for the Boston Celtics team.
Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics.
Bill Russell coached 3 different NBA teams Boston Celtics 1966 - 1969 (he was the 1st African American head coach in pro sports Seattle Supersonics 1973 - 1977 Sacramento Kings 1987 - 1988
Boston Celtics he got 11
team celtics player Bill Russell
Bill Russell was player coach of the Celtics from 1966-67 through 1968-69.
No they did not. Although both players played their entire careers with the Boston Celtics, Larry Bird was only drafted ten years after Bill Russell retired. Russell played between 1956-69, while Bird played between 1979-92.