George Stephanopoulos Confuses Famed NBA Coach For Morgan Freeman

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This instantly cracked me up. George Stephanopoulos mistaking Maine NBA coach Bill Russell for you guessed it Morgan Freeman the resemblance is anything but uncanny…
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George Stephanopoulos is clearly not a basketball fan … ’cause if he was, he might’ve known the old white-bearded African American man hangin’ out at the Presidential Inauguration was NBA icon Bill Russell … and not Morgan Freeman.

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George was providing the play-by-play for ABC this morning … when he started pointing out some of the famous people in the D.C. crowd … and mixed up one legendary black guy for another.

George was quickly corrected by someone on the production — and he apologized for the gaffe. tmz

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