Breaking News Legendary NBA player Bill Russell was arrested for taking a loaded gun through airport security.
The 11-time NBA champ was breezing through security at Sea-Tac International Airport in Seattle Wednesday … when a screener noticed something funny in his carry-on. Turns out … Bill was packin” a fully loaded, .38 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun.
He could be fined up to $7,500.
Russell — who became the first Black coach in the NBA — got the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011, courtesy of Barack Obama.
We reached out to Russell for comment … so far, no word back.