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Top 5 Accomplishments of Bill Russell's Career

The sports world lost a true legend this week, as former Boston Celtics center Bill Russell passed away at the age of 88. A trailblazer, Russell’s legacy stands as one of the most impactful athletes on and off the court.

In honor of the man himself, here are the top-five accomplishments of Russell’s Hall of Fame career.

5) NCAA Dominance

For all Russell achieved at the NBA level, it is easy to overlook what was truly a dominant college career. Russell led the University of San Francisco to two NCAA Championships, a stretch that included a stunning 55 consecutive victories.