By Hunter Hodies NBA legend Bill Russell passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on Sunday afternoon. Since then, there’s been an outpouring of support for the legend with all sorts of prominent people in sports offering their condolences. Michael Jordan is the latest person to release a statement following Russell’s death. “Bill Russell was a pioneer – as a player, as a champion, as the NBA’s first Black head coach, and as an activist,” the statement read. “He paved the way and set an example for every Black player who came into the league after him, including me. The world has lost a legend….