"What do you think of the Chicago Bulls winning three in a row?"
Russell: "Not much."
In perspective, Russell won eight times in a row with the Celtics.
To me, one of the most beautiful things to see is a group of men coordinating their efforts toward a common goal, alternately subordinating and asserting themselves to achieve real teamwork in action. I tried to do that, we all tried to do that, on the Celtics. I think we succeededBill Russell
How much does that guy make a year? It would be to our advantage if we paid him off for five years to get away from us in the rest of this series.Bill Russell
Remember that basketball is a game of habits. If you make the other guy deviate from his habits, you’ve got him.Bill Russell
The only important statistic is the final score.Bill Russell