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Michael Campenella Russell
Shooting guard / Small forward
Born January 12, 1952 (1952-01-12) (age 58)
Jackson, Tennessee
Nationality USA
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
College Michigan
Draft 8th overall, 1st Round, 1974
Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 1974–1985
Former teams Cleveland Cavaliers (1974–1980)
New York Knicks (1980–1982)
Cleveland Cavaliers (1985)

Michael Campanella Russell (born January 12, 1952 in Jackson, Tennessee), nicknamed Campy, is a former professional basketball player in the NBA. He played the forward position 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 show (Cavaliers Live, alongside Jeff Phelps) on FSN Ohio.

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