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Bill Russell accepted the Hall of Fame ring 44 years after its introduction



SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Bill Russell says he's finally ready to become a Hall of Famer.

The eleven-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champion said on Twitter next Friday that he held a reunion at a private ceremony four decades after his appointment to the Shrine in Springfield, Massachusetts of Fame ring was presented.

Russell did not attend his induction ceremony in 1975. I do not deserve to be the first black player to be recorded. He tweeted: "I felt that others should have this honor before me."

His tweet mentions Chuck Cooper, who was the first African American in 1950 by the NBA designed and added this year.

Russell says his wife, along with close friends and the Hall of Famers, Bill Walton, Ann Meyers, and Alonzo Mourning, attended the ceremony.


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