Boston Celtics Bill Russell, dies at 88.

Bill Russell won eight straight titles and eleven overall during his career, died on Sunday.

The Hall of Famer Bill russell was 88 y/o.

Russell passed away "peacefully" alongside his spouse, Jeannine, with him, an announcement on the social networks posted.

The arrangements for his funeral will be announced shortly.

The report did not provide the cause of death.

Bill Russell was not feeling fit enough to present his NBA Finals trophy in June due to a long-term illness.

Bill's wife Jeannine and his many family friends thank you for keeping Bill in your thoughts and prayers.

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