Who is Bill Russell?

William Felton Russell (February 12, 1934 – July 31, 2022) was an American professional basketball player who played as a center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1956 to 1969.



The well-known basketball legend passed away at the age of 88 years leaving behind three children by the names of  Jacob Russell, William Russell Jr. and Karen Russell.

Bill Russell
Bill Russell

Bill is the son of his parents called Charles Russell and Katie Russell. The legend is known to have one sibling also called  Charlie L. Russell.



The former basketball;l player and coach began his high school education at the McClymonds high school in Oakland, California and furthered his education in college at the University of San Francisco.

Bill was drafted in the NBA in 1956 in round 1 as the 2nd overall pick by the  St. Louis Hawks.

Charles Russell Grandchildren: Meet Karen Russell, William Russell Jr. and Jacob Russell

Charles Russell happens to be the father of the deceased American basketball player Bill Russell.  He is known to be a proud grandfather of three children.

Meet Karen Russell

Karen Russell is the daughter of Bill Russell and granddaughter of Charles Russel. She was born in the year 1962 and is currently 60 years of age.

Karen had her education at Harvard law school as well as Georgetown University.

She has two siblings by the names of William Russell Jr. and Jacob Russell. Karen Russell’s parents are Bill Russell and Rose Swisher

Meet William Russell Jr.

William Russell Jr is the son of Bill Russell and grandson of Charles Russel. William is known to be in his 50s and has two siblings by the names of  Jacob Russell and Karen Russell

Meet Jacob Russell

Jacob is the son of Bill Russell and grandson of Charles Russel. William is known to be in his 50s and has two siblings by the names of  JWilliam Russell and Karen Russell

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