Definition of Russell, Bill in English:

Russell, Bill

proper noun

  • (born 1934), US basketball player and coach; full name William Felton Russell. A center, he played for the Boston Celtics 1956–69 and also coached them from 1966, becoming the first African-American head coach in the NBA. He coached the Seattle Supersonics 1973–77 and the Sacramento Kings 1987–88. Basketball Hall of Fame (1974)

Pronunciation

Russell, Bill

/ˈrəsəl/