The family life of NBA legend Bill Russell.

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On the 31st of July 2022, the family of Bill Russell announced that he had passed on Sunday. 

 The 88-year-old NBA legend was not just the greatest in the field, but he also worked outside the field as well.

His famous and successful career in basketball is well known to the world, but people are curious to know about the personal life of Bill Russell

He played in the NBA for 13 years and won 111 championships and five NBA Most Valuable Player awards.

Bill was born to Katie and Charles Russell on the 12th of February 1934. Bill himself was married four times and had three children.

 All of his three children Jacob Russell, William Russell, and Karen Russell, 

were from his first wife, Rose Swisher. He was married to her from 1956 to 1973.

The NBA legend took his last breath with his fourth wife, Janine.

Bill was a huge supporter of the civil rights of colored people in the United States. 

He once boycotted an exhibition game in 1961 against discrimination.

Back in 2010, Bill Russell was also the recipient of the President Medal of Freedom.

that she was trying to leave the show, he convinced her to stay.