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The Celtics announced Wednesday that they will unveil a statue to honor NBA legend and 11x champion, Bill Russell, on November 1. Among guests will be NBA Commissioner, David Stern, NFL Icon and Activist Jim Brown, Julius Erving, Charles Barkley, Elgin Baylor, Clyde Drexler, George Gervin, legendary musician Johnny Mathis, MLB great Frank Robinson and more.
According to ESPN:
The long overdue statue celebrating the legacy of Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell will be unveiled on Boston City Hall Plaza on Nov. 1.
The afternoon event, before the Celtics play their 2013-14 season opener against the Milwaukee Bucks, will feature a speaking program emceed by TNT analyst Kenny Smith and will culminate with Russell unveiling his statue.
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Well there’s a headline you don’t see every day. According to KING 5 TV’s Chris Daniels, Hall of Fame center Bill Russell was arrested Wednesday night at SeaTac Airport after attempting to go through a security screening with a loaded .38-caliber handgun in his carry-on. The 79-year-old Russell, who lives in the Seattle area, has a permit for the gun, but was cited for carrying...
A statue of Celtics legend Bill Russell will be unveiled Nov. 1 at City Hall Plaza and a star-studded group of Celtics legends other NBA Hall of Famers musicians businessmen and historians is scheduled to attend including Russell himself the Celtics announced Wednesday.
According to the team's release the following are expected to be in attendance:
Russell had a permit for the weapon, but you have to wonder why does Bill Russell needs to be carrying around gun?
Things that make you go hmmmmm….
Legendary NBA center Bill Russell was arrested Wednesday at Sea-Tac Airport when a loaded handgun was allegedly found in his luggage, according to multiple reports.
KING-5 News and KIRO-TV in Seattle both report that Russell, 79...
Via our good friend Paul Flannery comes more fantastic news on the Bill Russell Legacy Project:
The Bill Russell statue will be unveiled on Nov. 1 at City Hall Plaza. It’s been a long time coming.
— Paul Flannery (@Pflanns) October 16, 2013
David Stern, Jim Brown & Charles Barkley are just a few of the names of those scheduled to be in attendance. The ceremony will take place...
SEATTLE– NBA legend, and 75-year old Bill Russell was arrested on Friday after he brought a loaded hand gun into Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. KIRO in Seattle has all the details: Russell had a permit for the gun and was released. His background check was clear, an airport spokesman said. Russell’s .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun […]
NBA legend Bill Russell was arrested on Wednesday at Seattle-Tacoma International airport for having a loaded gun in his carry-on luggage, according to reports. King 5 TV reporter Chris Daniels tweeted the news Friday night and noted that Russell had a loaded .38 caliber gun in his carry-on bag. KIRO-TV adds that the gun was […]
According to the above video from the Boston Celtics official YouTube page, a new statue dedicated to Celtics great Bill Russell will be unveiled on November 1st in City Hall Plaza.
BOSTON - A sculpture honoring William Felton “Bill” Russell designed by
local Artist Ann Hirsch in collaboration with Pressley Associates and
with the Boston Art Commission...
Incredibly bizarre story breaking late Friday night involving Celtics legend Bill Russell being arrested for a firearms charge.
Former NBA legend Bill Russell was arrested this week for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to Sea-Tac International Airport in Seattle, police said.
Russell, 79, was arrested Wednesday and issued a state citation for having a weapon in a prohibited area...
Legendary NBA center Bill Russell was arrested Wednesday at the Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) Airport when a loaded handgun was allegedly found in his luggage according to multiple reports.
KING-5 News and KIRO-TV in Seattle both report that Russell 79 was arrested after a loaded .38-caliber handgun was found during a Transportation Security Administration screening of his carry-on bag...
In just a few weeks, Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell will be the latest former Boston athlete to be honored with a statue in the city.
On Friday, Nov. 1 at 2:00 p.m., Russell’s statue, which was created by Ann Hirsch, will be unveiled during a special ceremony at Boston City Hall Plaza, according to a team release on Wednesday.
The 11-time NBA champion will be joined by a number...
Now here is a story you didn’t expect to hear on a late Friday night. Celtics legend Bill Russell and yes I repeat BILL RUSSEL (of all people) was rumored to have been arrested Wednesday at the Seattle-Tacoma airport for allegedly having a loaded handgun stowed in his luggage. The story started to break late ...The post BREAKING NEWS: Bill Russel arrested on gun charges appeared...
A statue of Bill Russell will be unveiled on Boston City Hall Plaza on Nov. 1.
Russell helped lead the Boston Celtics to 11 NBA championships and was a 2011 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
“I hope that one day in the streets of Boston, children will look up at a statue built not only to Bill Russell the player, but Bill Russell the man,” said Barack Obama during...
Opening night for the Boston Celtics on Oct. 17, 1964 was bittersweet. The team celebrated winning its sixth NBA championship, and also honored its original owner, Walter A. Brown, who died on Sept. 7, 1964.
The Celtics went 59-21 in the 1963-64 season, beating the then-San Fransisco Warriors in the NBA Finals to take the NBA Finals Trophy (which was renamed in ’64 to honor Brown...