Russell won 11 NBA titles as a player with the Boston Celtics. He also was the first Black head coach in North American professional sports history.
Discussions between the league and its players union remain ongoing about whether unvaccinated players will be subject to periodic COVID-19 testing during the upcoming season.
Three-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert said his mission with his new team is simple. "The goal is to win a championship, that's what I came here to ...