Found April 19, 2012 on Celtics Town:
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(Fast forward to 2:25 for the good stuff)Kevin Garnett repeatedly bowed when the TD Garden’s PA announcer called Bill Russell’s name and beckoned the shot-block king forward to accept his honor as part of the 1961-62 championship team’s 50th anniversary celebration. I might have bowed too, but I was busy trying to hold my iPhone steady so I could record the moment. Believe me, it’s tough to remain relatively still when your knees feel like they’re going to buckle with awe and your feet, sharing the TD Garden court with Russell for the first time, are barely responding to your brain’s requests.Along with Russell, the Boston Celtics honored Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, Frank Ramsey, Tom Sanders, Sam Jones and Jim Loscutoff. The 1962 season ended with Boston’s first championship victory against the Los Angeles Lakers (they beat the Minneapolis Lakers once), with the defensive-minded Russell pouring in 30 points to lead a 110-107 overtime triumph. The Celtics beat the Lakers in the Final...
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