Pictures from the past in St. Louis sports…
Sunday April 23rd 2017

Clearing the way for Title 8!

With Baylor (22) back in the lineup the following year, the Lakers looked to finally overtake the Celtics in the 1966 NBA Finals. Bill Russell and Boston had other ideas, however, and Russell’s rebounding and defense helped send Coach Red Auerbach into retirement with his eighth straight NBA crown. Here BIg Bill hits the boards to start a Celtic fast break in game 4 of the finals at the L.A. Sports Arena.

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