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Russell does the honors

Presence is felt at NBA Finals

By Marc J. Spears
Globe Staff / June 7, 2009

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LOS ANGELES - There were shots to be practiced and mental preparation to go through, but the sight of the Celtics legend instantly sidetracked Magic forward Tony Battie Thursday before Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Staples Center. (Full article: 816 words)

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