Click here for Today in History: Bill Russell gets 49 rebounds

Click here for Today in History: Bill Russell gets 49 rebounds

On March 11, 1965, Bill Russell led the Boston Celtics to a 112-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons as he grabbed 49 rebounds.

At the end of the first quarter, the Celtics were up 23-20 and at the half time buzzer they were winning 55-43. Russell paired his unusually high number of rebounds with 27 points……

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