Watch B'Ball GOAT Bill Russell Blow Out 85 Birthday Candles

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The man's got more championship rings than fingers. Happy Birthday to Celtics legend Bill Russell!

Look at the numbers: 11 World Championships, 12 time All Star, 5 time MVP, 21,620 career rebounds, 1956 Olympic Gold Medalist, 1975 NBA Hall of Fame inductee, and one more number, today the GOAT turns 85!

Watch him blow out this forest fire of candles. As his Instagram post says,

"Thanks to my wife for all the work she put into my cake, candles, not so much 😂 Glad we had the 🔥 extinguisher on hand#85&StillAlive “Every day I wake up above ground, is a good one”

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