Bill Russell Takes A Knee. What Else Is New?
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A while back I wrote an article for on why Bill Russell doesn’t deserve a statue in the city of Boston—a city that made him rich and famous, and one he still hates intensely. [Doing The Wrong Thing: Does Bill Russell Really Deserve A Statue In Boston?, March 1, 2011]

Now Bill Russell has tweeted a photo of himself kneeling, wearing the Presidential Medal of Freedom given to him by President Obama. [Bill Russell took a knee while wearing the Presidential Medal of Freedom, by Hayden Bird, The Boston Globe, September 26, 2017]

The NBA will surely go the same route at the NFL once their season begins, which will only sink their ratings further.

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