BY MUKUL SINGH

Who Was Bill Russell? How Did He Died?

Who Was Bill Russell? How Did He Died?

Bill Russell was a former American professional basketball player who played as center for Boston Celtics

Bill Russell/rappler

The legend led Boston Celtics to 11 championships!

Bill Russell/WSJ

Before Michael Jordan and Lebron James, Russell was considered as the greatest in the NBA history

Bill Russell/NY Times

Recently, Bill Russell died at an age of 88

Bill Russell/The Guardian

how did he die

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His family announced about his death on Sunday which described he died "peacefully"

Bill Russell/Yahoo News

And yet family has not informed the media about the place of his death and reason of his death

Bill Russell/Boston

Apart from being a basketball legend, he also was a civil right activist for which he was awared...

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Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011 which is nation's highest civilian award

Bill Russell/Boston