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Bill Russell passes away

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by bleedroxred79, Jul 31, 2022.

  1. bleedroxred79

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    My brother just texted me that Bill Russell just passed? If so, a sad day for sports. RIP
     
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    Just saw this breaking such a great guy -- absolute legend.

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    RIP to a true legend.
     
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    Not to be a heartless prick… but definitely the wrong forum.
     
  7. bleedroxred79

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    Thx dude
     
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    for sports and for society at large. Russ was the consummate winner. In basketball, too.
     
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    One of the greatest ever. Definition of a team player. A true champion. RIP
     
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    For a sport with so many freakishly tall people, NBA legends have been surprisingly long lived. Only the 5th MVP to have passed, and one of them was Kobe.

    Greatest winner ever.
     
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    All our bigs should watch Bill Russell film. RIP. Respect.
     
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    RIP to this great man, Mr. Bill Russell.

    One of my favorite pics of all time. Back when athletes stood for something...
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    GOAT arguments always ignore truly GOAT worthies like Russ, Wilt, Kareem. Even Dream.

    Olajuwon was better than MJ in earlier 80s and 93-97. Magic and Bird were better than MJ through almost all of 80s.

    MJ was GREAT. And had a platform greater than Russell or Kareem but never used it.

    The GOAT argument is far from closed.
     
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    RIP to the 2nd greatest C of all time.
     
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    Legend....

    May he RIP
     
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    I'm surprised that table didn't collapse under the weight of greatness of just the 4 guys on the front row. That's nuts.

    R.I.P. Mr. Russell.
     
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    RIP to the OG (and still) GOAT.

    I recommend his books, especially Second Wind.
     

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