Celtics players, sporting world react to passing of NBA icon Bill Russell


You know you're an icon if sports legends take the time to pay homage to you.

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11-time NBA Champion Bill Russell passed away Sunday, his family announced on Twitter. Russell was 88 years old.

Magic Johnson, current and former Celtics, and a slew of other major figures in the sporting world took time Sunday to remember one of the greatest champions -- and humans -- in the history of professional sports:

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