​April 18, 1966: Bill Russell Makes NBA History 

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Bill Russell is named player-coach by Red Auerbach for the Boston Celtics, making him the 1st African-American head coach in the NBA.

As coach of the Celtics, Russell won two NBA championships in three seasons.

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