Did Bill Russell coach the Sacramento Kings? The sport’s most accomplished player was a forced fit in Sacramento. He was hired as coach before the 1987-88 season after 10 years away from the bench, signed to a seven-year deal with plans to take over as general manager and then become part owner. Russell was a smart man.
How many games did Bill Russell win as a coach?
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How was Bill Russell as a coach? Russell only coached the Celtics for three seasons (1966-69), winning championships in two of them. That ratio can’t be beat in any sport. He had command of the locker room as a coach and stood tall among his teammates as a player, and the results from that double-duty reflected as much.
Did Shaq buy Bill Russell rings? Lakers: Shaquille O’Neal Buying All of Bill Russell’s NBA Championship Rings.