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Raiders mourn the passing of Bill Russell

The Las Vegas Raiders mourn the passing of Bill Russell, a true champion and American sporting giant, and a dear member of the Raiders Family.

An unparalleled competitor who changed the game of basketball as a transcendent force in the NBA, Russell was also a beacon of social change and a civil rights icon during a turbulent period in professional sports and beyond. Russell attended McClymonds High School in Oakland and was a passionate supporter of his hometown Raiders.

The Raider Nation joins the world in mourning the loss of an all-time great.

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