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Bill Russell

This article is about the basketball player. For other people with the same name or similar name, see William Russell (disambiguation).
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Bill Russell
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Russell in February 2011
Personal information
Born (1934-02-12) February 12, 1934 (age 81)
West Monroe, Louisiana
Nationality American
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Career information
High school McClymonds (Oakland, California)
College San Francisco (1953–1956)
NBA draft 1956 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
Selected by the St. Louis Hawks
Pro career 1956–1969
Position Center
Number 6
Career history
As player:
19561969 Boston Celtics
As coach:
19661969 Boston Celtics
19731977 Seattle SuperSonics
1987–1988 Sacramento Kings
Career highlights and awards

As player:

As coach:

Career statistics
Points 14,522 (15.1 ppg)
Rebounds 21,620 (22.5 rpg)
Assists 4,100 (4.3 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player
FIBA Hall of Fame as player
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006