Jersey No. 6 of Bill Russell's retired across entire NBA.

Russell, an activist and 11-time NBA champion, died on July 31 at the age of 88.

The National Basketball Association announced to retire the late Bill Russell's Boston Celtics legend jersey number on Thursday. 

The NBA has announced that no NBA team would issue Russell's No. 6 Jersey again.

All NBA players will wear a commemorative patch on their uniforms for the 2022–23 season as a tribute to Russell