NBA's Best Christmas Performances

Bill Russell
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Bill Russell

Celtics vs. Bullets -- 1965

Throughout their careers Wilt and Russell jockeyed for big-man supremacy. Russell was no doubt disappointed then when on Christmas Day 1965 he fell two rebounds shy -- 34 -- of Wilt's Christmas Day rebounding record. Of small consolation to Russell was the Celtics' 113-99 victory over the Baltimore Bullets.

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