Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan’s Statement Regarding The Passing Of Bill Russell

July 31, 2022 – Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan released the following statement today regarding the passing of NBA legend Bill Russell:

“Bill Russell was a pioneer – as a player, as a champion, as the NBA’s first Black head coach and as an activist. He paved the way and set an example for every Black player who came into the league after him, including me. The world has lost a legend. My condolences to his family and may he rest in peace.”