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Ed Macauley’s Big Move
Ed Macauley used every bit of his 6-foot-8 frame to grab a rebound against the New York Knicks in 1955. The Celtics traded six-time All-Star Macauley for Bill Russell on April 29, 1956, in a move that sparked a dynasty. The Celtics would go on to win nine of the next 10 NBA world championship titles with Russell in town. The only other title in that decade went to Ed Macauley and his new team, the St. Louis Hawks, in 1958.
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