Kyrie Irving’s $380,000 loss for every game he missed is almost 4x Bill Russell’s annual salary

Kyrie Irving is notorious for being an anti-vaxxer. His stance cost him approximately $400,000 for every game he missed! When Kyrie Irving decided not to get vaccinated, players around the league looked at it with caution. They knew that in…

How 7′ tall centers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Russell stuck their necks out to support Muhammad Ali 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has always been a champion for Social Justice – even in 1967 when he supported Muhammad Ali. Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. and Cassius Clay are two names that are not recognisable, but Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Muhammad Ali are.…

7′ Shaquille O’Neal was instructed to not be a cry baby by 11X champ Bill Russell

Shaquille O’Neal is one of many superstars who shared the learnings he soaked in from the great Bill Russell. Almost a week back, the entire basketball fraternity was in grief when Bill Russell peacefully passed away at the age of…

“Bill Russell would sleep on my bed, then whip my butt!”: 7’1” Wilt Chamberlain hilariously spoke about the relationship the icons shared

Despite having one of the most fierce rivalries in NBA history, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell shared a pretty special bond. Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain are two of the greatest athletes ever to set foot on the NBA hardwood.…

74-year-old Bill Russell told a young 30-year-old Kobe Bryant he thought of him as his own son during the 2008 All-star game

The NBA has lost two All-Time Greats in Kobe Bryant and Bill Russell, both of whom were remarkable athletes and were revered by everyone. Bill Russell, a Boston Celtics legend, died unexpectedly on Sunday, leaving the NBA community in mourning.…

“Bill Russell played in more NBA Finals than 12 NBA franchises. Combined.”: StatMuse comes up with another insane stat about the Celtics legend who led them to 12 Finals

The Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell was as competitive as anyone, his desire to make the game of basketball a top sport in the world made him the winningest athlete. Bill Russell at 88 years of age, left the world…

Michael Jordan releases statement on passing away of Celtics legend Bill Russell

Michael Jordan pays homage to the late Bill Russell, calling him an inspiration in more ways than one. 31st July 2022 was a day of mourning for basketball fans across the globe, with the passing away of NBA legend Bill…

Skip Bayless cold-heartedly attacks 6’9” LeBron James for not posting a social media post about Bill Russell’s passing

Skip Bayless analyzes every little decision LeBron James makes on and off the court. This time, the “UNDISPUTED” analyst took it a bit too far. Skip Bayless is known for being the biggest LeBron James hater. In fact, some would…

Bill Russell asked Tim Duncan to be a pallbearer at his funeral, much like he was asked by Jackie Robinson’s wife

Bill Russell was most people’s favourite athlete while growing but his personal favourite was Tim Duncan. We rarely hear people talk about Bill Russell when they talk about dominance on the basketball court. Wilt Chamberlain and Shaquille O’Neal are the…

6’10” Bill Russell’s epitaph should come out of Pepsi and Kyrie Irving’s $5 million “Uncle Drew” ad

Bill Russell’s demise has closed the curtain on an era of greats. For his epitaph, his line from Kyrie Irving’s Uncle Drew movie is apt. 6’10” Bill Russell’s epitaph should come out of Pepsi and Kyrie Irving’s $5 million ad…