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Bill Russell's No. 6 to be retired league-wide by the NBA

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The NBA is paying the ultimate tribute to the late Bill Russell, announcing Thursday that it will permanently retire his No. 6 across the league.
Russell, an 11-time champion with the Boston Celtics, becomes the first NBA player to have his number retired league-wide.
“Bill Russell's unparalleled success on the court and pioneering civil rights activism deserve to be honored in a unique and historic way,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement Thursday.
“Permanently retiring his No. 6 across every NBA team ensures that Bill's transcendent career will always be...
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NBA to retire Bill Russell's No. 6, honor his legacy in multiple ways next season

1 month ago   |   By Comcast SportsNet

The NBA is going to honor Celtics legend and Civil Rights icon Bill Russell in multiple ways during the upcoming 2022-23 season and beyond.
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Celtics Legend Bill Russell's No. 6 Jersey to Be Permanently Retired by NBA

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The NBA announced Thursday it will honor Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell by
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