“Special is only reserved for a few," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said of Russell, the NBA's first Black head coach, who was a player-coach after Red Auerbach retired. “And Bill Russell is as special as they come."
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Stevens said he will be a game-time decision for the immediate future.
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