Bill Russell Net Worth of 10 Million Dollars

Bill Russell is a former American basketball player who has a net worth of ten million. Russell accumulated the net worth of his as among the best Boston Celtics players in NBA history. He was the first African American player to have gain superstar status. Before the basketball career of his, Russell had for the Faculty of San Francisco basketball team and then led them to 2 consecutive NCAA Championships. Furthermore, he won the 1956 Summer Olympics as captain of U.S. national basketball team. After faculty, Russell joined the 1956 Draft and caught the attention of Boston Celtics. For the first period, Russell played professionally for the Celtics in the 1956 57 season. Of the moment of his with the Celtics, Russell was regarded as the' centrepiece' of the team's dynasty. He was a five time winner of the NBA Most valuable Player Award and twelve time All Star. Furthermore Russell won 11 NBA Championships. Apart from becoming a notable player, Russell was also a coach for the Celtics, making him very first African American NBA coach. Even with the achievements of his, Russell constantly battled with racism and retired as a player in 1972. Following the retirement of his, Russell became a coach for Seattle SuperSonics in and Sacramento Kings. For his outstanding contribution to NBA, Russell was inducted as a member of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the National Collegiate Hall of Fame. In 2009 a MVP trophy was called after Russell.

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