Pierre Russell

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

Pierre Russell
Personal information
Born December 13, 1949
Kansas City, Kansas
Died June 12, 1995 (aged 45)
Kansas City, Kansas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Wyandotte (Kansas City, Kansas)
College Kansas (1968–1971)
NBA draft 1971 / Round: 13 / Pick: 207th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career 1971–1972
Position Shooting guard
Number 15
Career history
1971–1972 Kentucky Colonels


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 26 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Pierre Russell". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-06-17.

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