A new Netflix original documentary series follows the life and career of a renowned civil rights leader and true NBA legend Bill Russell. The documentary “Bill Russell: Legend” highlights the career of the greatest basketball player ever and includes the last interview with the legend before his passing in July 2022.
The two-part documentary is a must-see for Russell or the Boston Celtics fans. It’s incredible to think of everything he has accomplished in his life and work, and legend will put all of his excellent achievements in sports and beyond on show.
Russell was one of the greatest athletes of all time. He led the squad to 55 straight victories while being a two-time All-American and winning two consecutive NCAA titles. He was also a member of the 1956 Olympic gold-medal-winning squad from Melbourne, Australia.
Bill Russell’s net worth
By the time Russell passed away in 2022, Celebrity Net Worth had reported his net worth to be over $10 million. One of the most-paid basketball players at the time, the athlete made most of his income through his profession in athletics.
Bill Russell’s height
Basketball players are frequently renowned for their incredibly tall height, and Bill Russell was no exception. The legendary basketball player towered 6 feet 10 inches tall, almost 7 feet tall.
Bill Russell’s early life
Bill Russell was born in West Monroe, Louisiana, on February 12, 1934. When he was eight years old, his family relocated to Oakland, California, where they temporarily resided in public housing units due to financial difficulties. Russell joined McClymonds High School in Oakland, where he eventually received a basketball scholarship offer.
On Wednesday, February 8, Netflix started streaming Bill Russell: Legend, providing more information about the legendary athlete’s life and achievements.
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