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ABC thinks Bill Russell is Morgan Freeman

(DAILYMAIL) — During ABC’s broadcast of the president’s inaugural address, anchor George Stephanopoulos confused NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell with actor Morgan Freeman.

As ABC’s telecast panned across the crowd attending the swearing-in ceremony, Stephanopoulos was pointing out famous people.

The camera focused on Russell, who was wearing sunglasses and a white Boston Celtics cap. A scruffy white beard covered his face.