Bill Russell Released From Hospital After Overnight Health Scare

A heart clenching moment from the world of basketball erupted with word that legendary Boston Celtic, Bill Russell, had been rushed to the hospital after suffering from heart issues, according to TMZ.

But good news arrived earlier this afternoon when Russell, 84, was released from the hospital and was headed home. Turns out Russell had suffered from dehydration but he was doing well enough to head home. He let fans know he was OK, adding a little humor to the situation as well.

TheBillRussell on Twitter

Thank you everyone for the kind thoughts, yes I was taken to the hospital last night & as my wife likes to remind me I don’t drink enough.

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