SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Russell Ellington is called the “King,” the “King Maker,” and the “Duke of Basketball” in Savannah and beyond.

Ellington recorded 894 collegiate wins as a coach at Savannah State University, Morris Brown College, and Savannah Tech. His teams would go on to championships and conference titles.

Ellington was also the coach of the Harlem Globetrotters.

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