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Bill Russell collapses during speech; Celtics report he's OK
Bill Russell collapses during speech; Celtics report he's OK

Bill Russell, the Boston Celtics Hall of Fame center, collapsed during a speaking engagement Thursday morning at a resort at Lake Tahoe, where he is reportedly conscious and preparing to return to his home in the Seattle area. Russell, 80, was speaking to employees of Konica Minolta at the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village when he reportedly began to sway at the podium and then fell to the floor while telling a story about NBA rival Wilt Chamberlain. According to witness reports, Russell fell backward from the podium but he was conscious when emergency personnel and hotel staff tended to him. He was taken to a local hospital as a precautionary measure, according to reports. Konica...

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