On Twitter, Bill Russell Has Jokes, Takes, and a Lasting Legacy of Activism
Since joining the social media platform last year, the Boston Celtics legend has reminded old fans and taught new ones about a lifetime spent speaking truth to power.
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Old Man Bill Russell Has Some Old Man Jokes About Bacon
The Celtics legend has 11 rings and a...crispy...sense of humor
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Enjoy Bill Russell Dunking All Over Sad Sacks in the 60s
Bill Russell was a legendary defender, but he dunked on dudes, too.
Searching For The Heroic Rando Of These NBA Finals, Bill Russell's Turtleneck, And More: Reel Talk With Corbin Smith
It happens every Finals: some mostly mediocre player has a few moments of transcendence, and gets immortality for it. We break down the video to see who it will be.
Reel Talk: The Fourth Corbin Smith Review Of Online Basketball Highlights
Bill Russell comes out of the past to blow minds, James Harden briefly pays attention long enough to score 50 points, and Jimmer Fredette roars in suburban exile.
Can NBA Player-Coach Relationships Survive the Salary Cap Explosion?
A lucrative new television deal is about to send NBA player salaries soaring, and could affect locker room power dynamics.
Could LeBron James Coach The Cleveland Cavaliers, Too?
During the NBA Finals, LeBron James has been a coach-on-the-floor for the Cleveland Cavaliers. League history suggests he could handle the job for real.
An Intervention for Jon Barry, the NBA's Worst Commentator
There are bad commentators out there, but it's high time something be done about Jon Barry's quest to make basketball as miserable as he seems to be.
The Plot to Kill the Slam Dunk
For decades, one of basketball's most beloved techniques has been under assault by ardent old-schoolers who want the dunk dead and buried.
Derrick Rose and the New Dawn of Athlete Activism
A rising tide of public activism has put to rest the notion that modern athletes can't, or won't, make their voices heard on social issues.
Routine Moments in Baseball History: Box Score Mysteries
The tricky journey of trying to decipher what happened during a play in 1978.