Website publisher and purpose
Hi I am Tariq Gafar and i go to Holman middle school and i am in 6th grade in henrico county and i made this website for a school project. And i also made it to inform you guys in a fun way. I choose bill Russell because he is a very talented player. I hope you guys enjoyed this website!
description paragraph Early life and college career
William felton Russell was born on February 12,1934 in Monroe,La in addition he spent most of his life in Oakland,California. Bill Russell went to McClymonds high school where he won 1 championship and retired his number. He had many of options of were to go for college for instance UCLA, San Francisco, and usc. But he specifically wanted to go to San Francisco university. He went on to win back to back NCAA championships and won a gold medal for the U.S.A men national team in Melbourne, Australia and went on to pursue a career in the NBA.
Cause and effect paragraph
Since Bill Russell was a powerhouse in college he was 1st round, 2nd pick overall by the St. Louis hawks but during because the hawks wanted better draft picks next draft they were willing to trade Bill Russell for two 1st round picks. but as a result of trading bill Russell to the Celtics they were soon one of the biggest and most powerful team in the league. The Bill Russell and the flashy Bob cousy were the strongest dynamic duo of the league. When the Boston Celtics played the St. Louis hawks it was a regretful moment for the St. Louis hawks. The hawks lost by more than 25 points. he ended up winning 11 championship rings and 5 most valuable player awards he still holds the record for most rings in the history of basketball. He retired in 1969 to become a coach he was enrolled in the Naismith basketball hall of fame in 1984.
after pro career
After his career he decided to be a coach for the Boston Celtics he had no success with them. He went on to coach the Seattle supersonic's and he had 2 championships with them he later on went on to become the president of all basketball operations of the Sacramento kings for 5 years and then was an NBA analyst for 3 years. And has 3 kids
TD Garden Arena
TD Garden Arena is the arena that Bill Russell played in.