Bill Russell's 1958 East All-Star jersey (his 1st All-Star game). Russell, a 6'9" center from San Francisco played in 13 NBA season with the Celtics and was in 12 NBA All-Star games (MVP in '63). Russell was a winner....winning the NCAA championships in '55 and '56, an Olympic gold medal in '56, and helped the Celtics to 11 NBA crowns. Russell revolutionized the game with his defensive wizardry, unbelievable shot blocking technique, and rugged rebounding. Russell is a member of basketball's Hall of Fame and was voted as one of the top 50 basketball players of all time at the NBA's 50th anniversary.