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I said the history OF THE SPORT meaning football.I'm a die hard fan of the team and given the modern/Free agent era we are in, it's remarkable and not likely to be repeated - Sorry Patrick Mahommes,
But, even I would have to say the Celtics winning 11 of 13 seasons from 1957-1969 would have the be the gold standard of excellence. For a close second (and maybe even first given how hard it is to stay at that level of conditioning, I might have to go with Michael Phelps Olympic run. One thing to compete in an event or two, but in as many individual ones he did and win gold - jeez)
Accepting it would have violated his principle of rejecting individual accolades.
That award is now a joke anyway, previous recipients are two golf players, two ass sucking reps, and a ultra right wing radio host.
Yeah, the Sixers series in '67 was in five, and the Hawks in '58 was in six. Russ severely sprained his ankle in Game 3 and that doomed us.Bill Russell never lost an elimination game. In college. Or his entire pro career.