The president and Bill Russell

President Barack Obama is greeted by Bill Russell during a stop to view the statue of Russell at City Hall Plaza in Boston, Mass., Oct. 30, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama is greeted by Bill Russell during a stop to view the statue of Russell at City Hall Plaza in Boston, Mass., Oct. 30, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

The White House released an image of President Obama checking out the new Bill Russell statue at City Hall Plaza during his visit to Boston last Wednesday. Obama was able to view the statue with Russell himself before it was unveiled to the public.

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