sport news NBA will retire the No. 6 jersey across the league in honor of Celtic legend ... trends now

sport news NBA will retire the No. 6 jersey across the league in honor of Celtic legend ... trends now
sport news NBA will retire the No. 6 jersey across the league in honor of Celtic legend ... trends now

sport news NBA will retire the No. 6 jersey across the league in honor of Celtic legend ... trends now

The NBA will retire the No. 6 jersey across the league in honor of Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell... but LeBron James and current wearers of the number are safe as they will be grandfathered! The No. 6 jersey will not be issued by the NBA or NBPA again as a tribute  The shirt has been retired in honor of the late Boston Celtic legend Bill Russell Eleven-time NBA champion and civil rights campaigner Russell died at age of 88

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The No. 6 will never be issued by the NBA again after the league revealed they will retire the number as a tribute to Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell.

Eleven-time NBA champion and civil rights campaigner Russell died

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