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Basketball Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic Bill Russell

Basketball Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic Bill Russell is considered the greatest defensive center in the history of the game. In the 1960s he helped the Celtic on to 11 NBA championships in 13 seasons. He was named the NBA's most valuable player five times. His book, Russell Rules: 11 Lessons on Leadership From the Twentieth Century's Greatest Winner, is now out in paperback. This interview first aired May 9, 2001.

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Boston Celtic Bill Russell

Bill Russell is considered the greatest defensive center in the history of the game. In the 1960s he helped the Celtics on to 11 NBA championships in 13 seasons. He was named the NBAs most valuable player five times. Hes written a new book, Russell Rules: 11 Lessons on Leadership From the Twentieth Centurys Greatest Winner

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"Forty-Eight Minutes" Provides a Play-By-Play Analysis of an NBA Game.

Bob Ryan, basketball writer for The Boston Globe. Together with Terry Pluto, basketball writer for the Akron Beacon Journal, Ryan has written a book that takes a microscopic look at one night in the National Basketball Association by reporting on the Jan 14, 1987 game between The Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The book is titled Forty-Eight Minutes: A Night in the Life of the N.B.A., and follows every shot, every pass, and all the pre- and post-game developments. (Interview by Faith Middleton)

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