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For Cedric Maxwell, Boston Celtics icon Bill Russell is the definition of a ‘legend’

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To Boston Celtics champion, forward and current broadcaster for the Celtics Cedric Maxwell, Boston Hall of Fame big man Bill Russell was more than just an alumnus of the team they both won titles with. He was a hero and a friend Maxwell truly admired, as the former Finals MVP had to speak out after Russell’s passing was revealed over the weekend.

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Maxwell spoke about the impact of the USF product on the court and its iconic advocacy of civil rights and social justice for decades, and why Russell is the very definition we should think of when someone uses the word “legend”. » to describe an NBA player.

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Watch the clip embedded below to hear what Cornbread had to say about Russell’s legacy in the Celtics, the City of Boston and beyond in this clip from the most recent episode of CLNS Media’s “Celtics Beat” podcast.

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The story originally appeared on the Celtics Wire channel.



Source: sports.yahoo.com

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