Bill Russell is one of the greatest basketball players to have ever lived. His dominance for the Boston Celtics is unquestioned.
And, he apparently knows it.
Russell received a lifetime achievement award on Monday night during the 2017 NBA Awards. Joined on stage by NBA big men Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal, David Robinson, Alonzo Mourning, and Dikembe Mutumbo, Russell opened his acceptance speech of the award with a little joke.
Tell ’em, Bill