Bill Russell achieved incomparable accomplishments in his 13 years of playing in the NBA professionally. Eleven championships, five MVPs and 12 First All-NBA team appearances warranted Boston to award the legend with a statue in his likeness at City Hall.
Bill Russell didn’t win 11 NBA championships to be disrespected like this. During today inauguration, ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos mistook the 6′ 10″ NBA Hall of Famer for actor Morgan Freeman on national TV.
“What these youngbloods have to understand [is] that this game has always been, and will always be, about buckets,” says the great Bill Russell. Bill. Russell. And with that, Uncle Drew is back, and getting his old team back together.