Celtics Legend Bill Russell Gets COVID-19 Vaccine, Has Great Video Reaction

'No Celtics were harmed during my shot'

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Bill Russell can add another milestone to his résumé.

The Boston Celtics legend received the COVID-19 vaccine in a video he released Thursday.

“I just arrived to get my COVID shot, and this is one shot I won’t block,” Russell said. “No Celtics were harmed during my shot. Let’s do this together. To learn more about vaccines, visit CDC.gov.”

Check out the full video below:

Russell, an 11-time NBA champion 12-time All Star and five-time MVP, turns 87 on Feb. 12.

Thumbnail photo via Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports Images

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