Found September 11, 2012 on NESN.com:
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Celtics legend Bill Russell was unable to attend a charity basketball tournament on Monday, and his absence reportedly was health related. According to the New York Post's Peter Vecsey, Russell has had two heart procedures within the last month, and some days are worse than others. Bill Russell was unable to make trip to Eastern LI from Seattle. He had 2 heart procedures within last month. Some days worse than others. — Peter Vecsey (@PeterVecsey1) September 10, 2012 Russell had been scheduled to attend the second annual MENTOR's Champions Golf Challenge on Monday in Long Island -- an event that...
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