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Bill Russell

Celtics legend Bill Russell. (Photo by Ken Regan/Getty Images)

Celtics Great Bill Russell Set To Get A Statue In Boston

The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday legend Bill Russell will finally get a statue in Boston.

05/04/2011

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to Bill Russell. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Time Is Right For A Bill Russell Statue

When it comes to Boston sports stars deserving a statue, Celtics great Bill Russell tops the list.

02/16/2011

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to Bill Russell. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Celtics’ Great Russell Receives Medal Of Freedom

President Barack Obama is awarding the nation’s highest civilian honor to a diverse group of recipients, including Celtics and basketball legend Bill Russell.

02/15/2011

Gary Lapierre

Just Feel Like Being A Name-Dropper

Speaking of the President, did you happen to catch his news conference today? (Tues.) Tom Bergeron has never seen that much dancing at one time, in one show. Barack’s hems and haws, stutterin’ and stammerin…aah…..aah….aah……umm….umm…dancin’ and shufflin’ his way through routine questions almost made Barney Frank and Tommy Menino sound like speech therapists.

02/15/2011

(credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: The Right Man For The Honor

President Obama announced yesterday that Celtics immortal Bill Russell will be among the next group of recipients of the Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor. The president could not have made a better choice.

11/18/2010

Celtics legend Bill Russell (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bill Russell, A Great American

President Obama announced Wednesday that Celtics immortal Bill Russell will receive the Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor.

11/18/2010

2010 NBA Finals: Who's Got the Most at Stake?

Felger and Massarotti opened Tuesday’s show asking the question: Who’s got the most at stake in this series? Is it Kobe Bryant who could solidify himself as one of the greatest to ever play? Or is […]

06/15/2010

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