Vintage Hoops: Bill Russell jumps over a defender from the freethrow line [video]


Let’s step into the Wednesday wayback machine to check out this sweet move to the basket by NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell. Russell jumps from the freethrow line and over a defender:

It’s easy to forget the type of things guys like Russell were doing because we don’t have to their highlight reels like today’s modern athlete. The old guard wasn’t just about tight little shorts and jump shots.




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