Bill Russel Statue to Be Unveiled

Bill_Russell_2013The Celtics announced on Wednesday that the Bill Russell statue which was commissioned in 2011 will be unveiled on November 1st in Boston City Hall Plaza.

Russell won 11 championships with the Celtics, was a 12-time All-Star and five-time MVP. He averaged 15 points and 23 (!) rebounds in 13 seasons with Boston. He’s undergone a modern era of appreciation and has embraced Boston after years of a complicated relationship with the city over a variety of issues.

Source: Matt Moore, CBS Sports