Bill Russell Quote
Martin Chuzzlewit (1844), Chapter XXVII
“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.”
Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
Born: February 12, 1934 (age 85)
Bio: 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.
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