Celtics call 2 house video games ‘Costs Russell Homage Games’


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FILE – Boston Celtics’ Costs Russell, left, holds a corsage sent out to the dressing space as he commemorates with Celtics coach Red Auerbach after beating the Los Angeles Lakers, 95-93, to win their eighth-straight NBA Champion, in Boston, in this April 29, 1966, picture. The NBA excellent Costs Russell has actually passed away at age 88. His household stated on social networks that Russell passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Russell anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles in 13 years.

BOSTON (WLNE)– The Boston Celtics revealed Thursday that they’ll be honoring Costs Russell in 2 different house video games throughout the upcoming season.

Russell, an 11-time NBA Champ with the Celtics, died last month at 88 years of ages.

Both the house opener versus the Philadelphia 76ers on Oct. 18 and the Feb. 12 match versus the Memphis Grizzlies have actually been called “Costs Russell Homage Games.”

The group will honor Russell’s life with homages throughout both video games.

On opening night, the Celtics will reveal a brand-new alternate uniform that will be a homage to Russell.

Boston’s complete schedule for the 2022-23 NBA season was launched Wednesday.