Bill Russell and Vin Scully get their dues, plus more quotes of the week

The sports world paid tribute to Bill Russell and Vin Scully, two titans in their field, and more from our Quotes of the Week.

“He’s the most important person to ever put on a basketball jersey.”

Michael Wilbon, on the death of Boston Celtics legend Russell

“[His] his outstanding contribution to sport is one thing, and then his outstanding contribution as an activist is another. …Any problem, Bill was on the right page.”

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Russell

“He was the best ever.”

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw on the death of announcer legend Scully

“There is no better storyteller and I think everyone looks at him as family. It has been in our living rooms for many generations. He led an amazing life, a legacy that will live on forever.”

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on Scully

“I need another year. After this year I think I will be there [best player] Conversation.”

The Minnesota Timberwolves are guarding Anthony Edwards over his career potential over Complex

“F— no!”

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green on what Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan said to him when he told him to play with the Warriors in 2021 Bill Russell and Vin Scully get their dues, plus more quotes of the week

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