NBA legend Bill Russell is reportedly okay after collapsing during a speaking engagement on Thursday in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
The 80-year-old Hall of Fame center was speaking at the Hyatt Regency resort in Incline Village, when he reportedly got light headed and started to sway at the podium, before falling backwards. As a precautionary measure he was taken to the hospital.
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Boston Celtics confirmed the hospitalization of 80-year-old NBA legend Bill Russell who collapsed while giving a speech at Hyatt Regency..
NBA Legend Bill Russell Hospitalized After Collapsing
Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell is expected to be OK after being hospitalized Thursday due to feeling faint at a corporate speaking event in Lake Tahoe.
The Hall of Fame center reportedly collapsed on stage while giving his speech, according to WCVB’s Scott Isaacs, but the team confirmed to him that Russell was doing fine and would be flying back to his home in Seattle as early...
It seems like Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell collapsed during a speaking engagement earlier today. He was reportedly on stage talking when he collapsed.
Prayers for Bill Russell, he just collapsed on stage while speaking to our company. #shocked
— Christopher Martin (@cmartin4534) July 17, 2014
Christopher Martin, a man who was at the engagement, said that Russell did regain...
Bill Russell reportedly collapsed during a speaking engagement in Lake Tahoe this morning. According to reports, he is doing well and will likely fly out tonight.The initial eye witness report appears to have been confirmed by Scott Isaacs, executive producer at WCVBVery scary stuff. We'll keep you posted as soon as more information is available.
Former Boston Celtics great Bill Russell was arrested earlier this week at a Seattle area airport for having a gun in his carry-on baggage, KIRO-TV reported.
Russell, 79, was bringing a .38-caliber handgun into a prohibited area, and it was found during a security screening at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Wednesday, a TSA spokeswoman told the TV station. Russell has a...
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...
There have been many classic stories about legendary Boston Celtics center Bill Russell but this one tracked down by the fine folks over at Sports Grid is an instant classic.
The story is being told by ex-basketball-coach Johnny Bach as he delivers a speech to Sweden’s Sundsvall Dragons back in 2010.
To summarize it in under eight words, “Don’t Mess With Bill Russell, Bad Hands”...
Phil Jackson said in an interview that if he could pick any player with which to start a franchise, he would select Bill Russell over Michael Jordan.
I have never seen this video of Bill Russell… which someone randomly posted in a Facebook group. Check out Bill in college grabbing the rebound, going coast-to-coast, and flat out jumping OVER a guy for the finish. If LeBron did this last night, ESPN would change the name of the show to “LeBron Center”, and First Take would have debated whether this was the greatest play in...