Bill Russell: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) - download pdf or read online

By Murry R. Nelson

ISBN-10: 0313330913

ISBN-13: 9780313330919

As a pupil of lifestyles and basketball, as a basketball participant and trainer, as an African-American, a businessman, a lecturer, and a guy, invoice Russell tasks an analogous unmarried picture of a guy devoted to knowing, development, and teamwork within the consistent pursuit of latest and ever-greater heights. And as his 2 NCAA titles, his Olympic gold medal, and his eleven NBA championships truly express, the heights in the direction of which invoice Russell frequently strove have been athletic, and in those athletic contests he used to be hardly ever to be denied. As a coach—the first black trainer in NBA history—and basic supervisor in his later days, Russell nonetheless maintained this related skill to make use of the entire assets to be had so that it will build a profitable entity, and it's because of this very skill that he used to be later in a position to captivate lecture audiences from in the back of a podium. invoice Russell continues to be a compelling topic for someone attracted to the structure and improvement of a champion.

This e-book additionally encompasses a thorough bibliography of print and digital resources to help extra examine. A timeline plots the major occasions in Russell's lifestyles and career.

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