Boston Celtics Remembering Bill Russell: His Enormous Legacy In Basketball, Boston And Beyond



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welcome back to vizor media tv, the home of trending news, Remembering Celtics giant Bill Russell: ‘His enormous legacy in basketball,Boston and beyond.The Boston Red Sox honored Bill Russell before the game at Fenway Park on Saturday,July 30, 2022 in Boston,The Boston Celtics organization,players,elected officials and others mourned the loss of Bill Russell on Sunday remembering him for all his accomplishments on and off the court for the city and beyond.“What a hole we have now,Celtics champion Cedric Maxwell said in a social media video following Russell’s passing.“He was a guy who did it all,” added Maxwell, who’s now a radio broadcaster for the team.He was an entrepreneur, he was my hero, he was my friend. He understood the world in a way that we don’t.The Celtics changed their Twitter avatar to Russell’s number 6 along with 11 shamrocks for his 11 titles as a player, and two shamrocks for his two championships as a player-coach.“To be the greatest champion in your sport, to revolutionize the way the game is played, and to be a societal leader all at once seems unthinkable, but that is who Bill Russell was,the Celtics tweeted.“Bill Russell’s DNA is woven through every element of the Celtics organization,from the relentless pursuit of excellence, to the celebration of team rewards over individual glory,to a commitment to social justice and civil rights off the court the team later added.Our thoughts are with his family as we mourn his passing and celebrate his enormous legacy in basketball, Boston, and beyond.”“RIP Legend” trended on Twitter Sunday afternoon after Russell’s passing and Celtics players were remembering him.Jaylen Brown tweeted,“Rest In Peace thank you for paving the way and inspiring so many.Today is a sad day but also great day to celebrate his legacy and what he stood for.Grant Williams tweeted,R.I.P Bill Russell.You allowed me to be in the position I am in today and you changed not only the league but the world. Forever 6, Gov Charlie Baker called Russell the definition of a legend.“He was a consummate winner and a trailblazer who broke barriers in the game of basketball and the game of life for Black athletes and Americans throughout his career and life,Baker tweeted.Mayor Michelle Wu tweeted, “Bill Russell gave so much to the city of Boston as the greatest sports champion of all time & a role model fighting for justice, equality & labor rights. We owe him a debt of gratitude & we will miss him. thanks for watching, kindly Subscribe for more trending news
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