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Celtics pay tribute to Bill Russell on parquet – Boston News, Weather, Sports


BOSTON (WHDH) – The Celtics paid tribute to one of their most iconic player with a tribute painted in green at the Garden.

The C’s painted Russell’s now-retired number 6 on the parquet. The NBA retired his number upon his passing at age 88 in July.

Russell won 11 NBA Championships with the team, and was also a leader in the Civil Rights movement. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his achievements.

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