Bill Russell (1934-2022)1h 9m | Aug 2, 2022
Jason and Rich welcome special guest Dr. Curtis Harris (prohoopshistory.substack.com) to discuss the life and career of the greatest winner in sports history and one of the most important athletes ever—Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell.
For more Bill Russell discussion, listen to the 13-part series on Russell's career we recorded six years ago.
- Part 1: A brief overview of Russell's career and his unparalleled success
- Part 2: Bill Russell's era-defining rivalry with Wilt Chamberlain
- Part 3: The amazing legacy of Bill Russell and the Celtics
- Part 4: Bill Russell's revolutionary impact on sports, as well as other NBA pioneers
- Part 5: Bill Russell and the Celtics' battles with the St. Louis Hawks and Bob Pettit
- Part 6: Bill Russell and the Celtics' battles with Elgin Baylor, Jerry West and the Lakers
- Part 7: Bill Russell and his activism and life after retirement
- Part 8: Bill Russell and the Celtics vs. Dolph Schayes and the Syracuse Nationals
- Part 9: Bill Russell and the Celtics vs. Wilt Chamberlain and the Warriors
- Part 10: Bill Russell and the Celtics vs. Oscar Robertson and the Cincinnati Royals
- Part 11: Bill Russell and the Celtics vs. Wilt Chamberlain and the 76ers
- Part 12: The last years of the Bill Russell Celtics dynasty
- Part 13: End of the series and some of our favorite stories from Bill Russell's career
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