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Ranks On Tap: 4. Bill Russell

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You can make a case for Bill Russell being on the Mount Rushmore of all time NBA greats not just Boston Celtics greats. He played 13 seasons and was named an All-Star 12 times.

He won 11 titles with the Boston Celtics, including an incredible eight in a row from 1959 to 1966, and took home five MVP awards.

He’s is perhaps the greatest defensive player in league history but is also famous for his leadership with the Celtics. He went on to coach, and is a staple today in all NBA circles and one of the most respected NBA legends of all time.

 

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