Russell from the 1973 Michiganensian
|No. 20, 21, 4|
January 12, 1952 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Pontiac Central
|NBA draft||1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall|
|Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers|
|1980–1982||New York Knicks|
|1984–1985||Detroit Spirits (CBA)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||8,953 (15.8 ppg)|
|Rebounds||2,696 (4.8 rpg)|
|Assists||1,684 (3.0 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Michael Campanella Russell (born January 12, 1952), nicknamed Campy, is a former professional basketball player. He played the forward position in the NBA for the Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks for nine years (1975–1982, 1985) and played in the 1979 NBA All-Star Game.
Before joining the NBA, Russell was a star player at the University of Michigan.
Prior to being known as "Campy," Michael was known by his teammates as "Camperson."
Today, Russell works in the Cavaliers' front office as Director of Alumni Relations. He is also a co-host of the Cavaliers' pregame and postgame show (Cavaliers Live, alongside Jeff Phelps) on FS Ohio.
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