Campy Russell

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Campy Russell
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Russell from the 1973 Michiganensian
No. 20, 21, 4
Small forward
Personal information
Born (1952-01-12) January 12, 1952 (age 62)
Jackson, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Pontiac Central
(Pontiac, Michigan)
College Michigan (1972–1974)
NBA draft 1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 1974–1985
Career history
19741980 Cleveland Cavaliers
19801982 New York Knicks
1984 Cleveland Cavaliers
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

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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