NBA legend sends room into hysterics with surprising trash talk at inaugural NBA Awards

The first annual NBA Awards Show was held on Monday, and it was full of surprises — but one moment definitely took the cake.

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell was honored with the inaugural NBA Lifetime Achievement Award during the show. Russell, who spent time as both a player and a coach with the Celtics, received the accolade from five other basketball legends — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal, David Robinson, Alonso Mourning and Dikembe Mutombo.

After accepting the award, the 83-year-old turned to the other stars, pointed to each one of them and whispered, “I would kick your ass.”

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