Bill Bradley—Russell's erstwhile Knicks opponent—wrote in 2009 that Russell "was the smartest player ever to play the game [of basketball]". He also could score with putbacks and made mid-air outlet passes to point guard Bob Cousy for easy fast-break points. 
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The Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1969 NBA Finals. The award is decided by a panel of eleven media members, who cast votes after the conclusion of the Finals. The person with the highest number of votes wins the award. The award was originally a black trophy with a gold basketball-shaped sphere at the top, similar to the Larry O'Brien Trophy, until a new trophy was introduced in 2005 to commemorate Bill Russe
William Felton "Bill" Russell (West Monroe, 12 de fevereiro de 1934) é um ex-jogador e treinador profissional de basquete norte-americano, que atuava como pivô no Boston Celtics, usando a camisa de número 6. É lembrado até hoje como um dos maiores e mais dominantes jogadores da história da NBA.
Bill Russell from the University of San Francisco was selected second overall by the St. Louis Hawks and immediately traded to the Boston Celtics for Ed Macauley and Cliff Hagan. Three players from this draft, Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell, and K. C. Jones , have been inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame after championship careers with the Boston Celtics. 
Bill Russell (born 1934), American basketball player; Bill Russell (shortstop) (born 1948), American baseball player and manager; Writers and composers. William Russell (writer) (1741–1793), Scottish historical and miscellaneous writer; William Russell (fiction writer) (1806–1876), English writer of detective and other stories
In 1954, he became the first coach of a major college basketball squad to start three African American players: Russell, K.C. Jones and Hal Perry. In his USF years, Russell used his relative lack of bulk to develop a unique style of defense: instead of purely guarding the opposing center, he used his quickness and speed to play help defense against opposing forwards and aggressively challenge their shots. 
Russell committed to Ohio State on June 7, 2013, choosing the Buckeyes over Louisville, Michigan State and North Carolina. Russell was rated by Rivals.com as a five-star recruit. College career. Russell played one season of college basketball for the Ohio State Buckeyes. On January 9, 2015, he recorded a career-high 14 rebounds in a win over Maryland, later scoring a career-high 33 points in a win over Northwestern on January 21.
This article provides two lists: A list of National Basketball Association players by total career regular season rebounds recorded. A progressive list of rebound leaders showing how the record has increased through the years.
1956 ». The 1955 NCAA Basketball Tournament involved 24 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. It began on March 8, 1955, and ended with the championship game on March 19 in Kansas City, Missouri. A total of 28 games were played, including a third place game in ...