Cincinnati Royals (today Sacramento Kings) and Milwaukee Bucks Hall of Fame guard Oscar Robertson was more than just the same age as the legendary Boston Celtics big man Bill Russellthey were accomplices in helping give the NBA players union some teeth that would change the league landscape forever, and friends for decades.
So, when Russell passed away at the age of 88 this past weekend, his old friend had a lot to say about his friend Bill’s legacy and how we should remember his life. During an appearance on ESPN’s NBA Today, Robertson was interviewed by host Malika Andrews about the life of Bill Russell.
Watch the clip below to hear the Hall of Famer’s guard immortalize the life of the great Celtics by remembering what he remembers most about his friend.
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