Urban Forum Northwest

Tribute to Hall of Fame Player and Coach Bill Russell

Thursday, August 4 on Urban forum Northwest-

*Lenny Wilkens, National Basketball Association (NBA) Hall of Fame Player and Coach, who also coached the Seattle Super Sonics to the 1979 NBA Championship will pay tribute to Hall of Fame Player and Coach Bill Russell.

*Spencer Haywood, NBA Hall of Fame Player and an Olympic Gold Medal winner will comment on his Bill Russell experience as a role model and as his coach. Spencer was highlighted in the Monday’s Seattle Times on Mr. Russell by Matt Calkins.

*Robert (Bob) Flowers was captain of the 1961 Garfield High School Basketball team that won the state championship. He will comment on how Bill Russell influenced his play at Garfield and the University of Washington basketball teams.

*Roy Hayes was captain of the 1962 Garfield High School Basketball team that won the state championship. He comments on the influence that Bill Russell had on him as a player and as a person.

*Erinn Fleeks and Terracia Brown-Wilkinson are two of the Host for the Brown Girls Brunch that will be held Saturday, August 6 12:00-3:00 pm (PDT) at the Waterfront Market at Ruston, 5101Yacht Club Road, Ruston, WA 98407.

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