On this day in 1966, Bill Russell made his coaching debut. The two-time @Hoophall inductee became the NBA's first Black head coach when he was designated as player-coach of the @celtics earlier that year. #NBAVault#NBA75
22 Canadians have made it on to NBA season-opening rosters that were finalized Monday (including players on two-way contracts). That is an all-time high, beating the previous high of 20 that was set in 2019-20 and 2020-21.
🚨 The unveiling begins tomorrow! 🚨
75 Greatest Players to be announced on TNT’s NBA Tip-Off and ESPN’s NBA Today from Tuesday, October 19 to Thursday, October 21.
25 members of the team will be announced on each of the three days. #NBA75