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RIP Memoriam thread?

#881 User is offline   Winstonm 

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Posted 2022-July-31, 15:12

Bill Russell
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Posted 2022-July-31, 17:33

View PostWinstonm, on 2022-July-31, 15:12, said:

Bill Russell

I actually casually met Bill Russell several times. This was long after his playing days, and many years after his last coaching job, but he played a lot of golf on public courses in my area. He always used a cart and zipped around the course playing with his friends, and you could hear his cackling laugh just like when he commentated on TV from many yards away before you could see him. He certainly seemed to be enjoying his retirement.
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Posted 2022-August-01, 06:44

View Postjohnu, on 2022-July-31, 17:33, said:

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I actually casually met Bill Russell several times. This was long after his playing days, and many years after his last coaching job, but he played a lot of golf on public courses in my area. He always used a cart and zipped around the course playing with his friends, and you could hear his cackling laugh just like when he commentated on TV from many yards away before you could see him. He certainly seemed to be enjoying his retirement.

I was a huge Laker fan when he was playing. Greatest who ever played and my bad luck to have to root against him.
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Posted 2022-August-02, 21:23

The Bill Russell I Knew for 60 Years by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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Posted 2022-August-03, 07:37

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Posted 2022-August-03, 17:01

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Posted 2022-August-08, 18:56

Olivia Newton-John

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Posted 2022-August-08, 20:16

View Posty66, on 2022-August-08, 18:56, said:



I guess mine is not the first heart broken
My eyes are not the first to cry

As the posted obit notes, the critics were not fond of her. That's ok.

Meditate, in my direction.
OK, I'll do that.
Ken
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Posted 2022-August-09, 09:56

Lamont Dozier, responsible for writing things like https://www.youtube....h?v=Bnih1-VX74M
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