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Former NBA star and civil rights activist Bill Russell, an 11-time NBA champion as a player and coach with the Boston Celtics, died Saturday, July 31 at age 88. (Public domain)

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Bill Russell redefined how basketball is played, and then he changed the way sports are viewed in a racially divided country.

By JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer August 1, 2022

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