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Bill Russell : a biography

Author: Murry R Nelson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles Bill Russell, whose career as an outstanding rebounder for the Boston Celtics led him to become the first African American elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame and the first African American to coach in the NBA.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bill Russell; Bill Russell
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Murry R Nelson
ISBN: 0313330913 9780313330919
OCLC Number: 57134423
Description: xiv, 114 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Early years --
Life in Oakland --
The road to college --
A Boston Celtic --
The 1960s --
Bill the coach --
Bill in "retirement" --
Senior statesman and lecturer.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Murry R. Nelson.
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This biography chronicles the life of Bill Russell from his days as a youth in rural Louisiana, through his time as a basketball player and coach for the Celtics, to his enshrinement in the NBA Hall  Read more...

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"Russell's career accomplishments on the basketball court continue to amaze. Always the ultimate team player, he held a record of two collegiate championships, one Olympic Gold Medal, and eleven Read more...

 
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