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Bill Russell's statue unveiled

Updated: November 1, 2013, 9:22 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- A star-studded cast from the worlds of basketball, politics and music converged on Boston's City Hall Plaza on Friday as Bill Russell helped unveil the long-awaited statue in his honor.

Inclement weather was supposed to curtail a plan for a public viewing, but light rains and wind couldn't keep a small crowd from forming on a mild November afternoon to cheer as Russell, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, NBA commissioner David Stern and members of Celtics ownership, including Steve Pagliuca ...

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