#RussellMania - Revolutionaries of the NBA

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Published Apr 5, 2016, 4:00 AM

We are joined by Shawn Fury, author of Rise and Fire, to talk about how Bill Russell reshaped the NBA with his defense in the 1950s and 1960s, how the Celtics led a rise in fast-break offense and pace throughout the NBA, how Russell cleared the way for other black superstars such as Elgin Baylor and Wilt Chamberlain, and about some the jump shooting pioneers in basketball history including Joe Fulks, Bill Sharman, Sam Jones, Hal Greer, Frank Selvy, Kenny Sailors and more.

Original airdate: 4/5/16

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