Pierre Russell

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Pierre Russell
Personal information
Born(1949-12-13)December 13, 1949
Kansas City, Kansas
DiedJune 12, 1995(1995-06-12) (aged 45)
Kansas City, Kansas
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolWyandotte (Kansas City, Kansas)
CollegeKansas (1968–1971)
NBA draft1971 / Round: 13 / Pick: 207th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career1971–1972
PositionShooting guard
Career history
1971–1972Kentucky Colonels

Pierre Russell (December 13, 1949 – June 12, 1995) was a professional basketball player.[1]


Russell was born Pierre Angelo Russell on December 13, 1949 in Kansas City, Kansas.[2] He attended Wyandotte High School.


Russell played two seasons for the Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association. Previously, he had been drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the thirteenth round of the 1971 NBA Draft.He played at the collegiate level at the University of Kansas.


  1. ^ John Grasso; Robert Bradley; Bill Hoover; David Bender; Frank Lawler. "KNOWN DECEASED BASKETBALL INDIVIDUALS". Association for Professional Basketball Research. Retrieved October 26, 2011.
  2. ^ "Pierre Russell". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved June 17, 2011.