Russell sorry for carrying gun on plane

Washington: Bill Russell, a National Basketball Association (NBA) legend, has apologized for carrying a gun on a plane.

"Before boarding my flight from Seattle to Boston, I had accidentally left a legal firearm in my bag," said Russell Sunday. "I apologize and truly regret the mistake."

Airport police arrested Russell after finding the gun in his carry-on luggage. He was released after he showed his permit.

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