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Highlights from the NBA career of Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell

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Bill Russell, left, star of the Boston Celtics is congratulated by coach Arnold "Red" Auerbach after scoring his 10,000th point in the NBA game against the Baltimore Bullets in Boston Garden on Dec. 12, 1964. The NBA great Bill Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell died on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years. (
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Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. The NBA great Bill Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell died on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.
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Boston Celtics' Bill Russell, left, holds a corsage sent to the dressing room as he celebrates with Celtics coach Red Auerbach after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers, 95-93, to win their eighth-straight NBA Championship, in Boston, in this April 29, 1966, photo. The NBA great Bill Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell died on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.
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Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics is shown in 1968. Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell died. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.
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In this May 5, 1969, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Wilt Chamberlain tries to shoot against Boston Celtics' Bill Russell during an NBA basketball finals game at the Forum in Los Angeles. The NBA great Bill Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell died on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.
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Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell stands court side during a tribute in his honor in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Boston, Nov. 1, 2013. The NBA great Bill Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell has died. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.
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Former Boston Celtics basketball player Bill Russell addresses an audience during a campaign fundraising event, in Boston, May 18, 2011. The NBA great Bill Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell has died. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.
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Boston Celtics legendary center Bill Russell has a light moment while answering questions from members of the media after a Celtics team practice in Waltham, Mass., Oct. 11, 1999. The NBA great Bill Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell has died. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.
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NBA great Bill Russell reacts at a news conference as he learns the most valuable player award for the NBA basketball championships has been renamed the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award, Feb. 14, 2009, in Phoenix. Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell has died. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.
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Former NBA great Bill Russell speaks during a news conference at the NBA All-Star basketball weekend, Feb. 14, 2009, in Phoenix. The NBA great Bill Russell has died at age 88. His family said on social media that Russell has died. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.

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Bill Russell, NBA great and Boston Celtics legend, dies at 88