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Russell, Bill

Pronunciation: /ˈrəsəl/
(1934-), US basketball player and coach; full name William Felton Russell. A center, he played for the Boston Celtics 1956–69 and also coached them from 1966, becoming the first African-American head coach in the NBA. He coached the Seattle Supersonics 1973–77 and the Sacramento Kings 1987–88. Basketball Hall of Fame (1974).

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Syllabification: Rus·sell, Bill

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