Celtics legend Bill Russell okay after collapse

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor

Incline Village, NV, United States (4E Sports) – Basketball legend Bill Russell is okay after after collapsing Thursday while giving a speech in Nevada.

The Hall of Fame center was telling a story about Wilt Chamberlain to a roomful of Konica Minolta employees at the Hyatt Regency resort in Incline Village.

He then started to sway at the podium and then fell backward.

Russell, 80, seemed to be conscious as hotel personnel and first responders placed him on a stretcher and sent him to the hospital as a precaution.

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