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Bill Walton was calling the Kings and Suns game on Thursday night and after Tyreke Evans nailed a pretty great 360 layup, Bill dropped an interesting and completely ******** comparison.
A thing of beauty. … Einstein! Da Vinci! Jobs! And now Tyreke Evans!
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Tyreke Evans pulled off a pretty spectacular move against the Phoenix Suns Thursday night. Evans split the defense at the top of the key and then pulled off a very cheeky 360 layup, leaving the defense in awe.
It was Bill Walton’s commentating that stole the show however. In typical Bill Walton fashion, Walton compared Evans to the likes of Einstein, Da’Vinci and Steve Jobs....
Bill Walton's genius was on full display last night as he was a guest analyst on the Sacramento Kings broadcast as they were on the road to face the Phoenix Suns. After Tyreke Evans makes a shot in the fourth quarter, Walton goes where absolutely nobody else in the known universe would go... by comparing Evans to some of the greatest men in history... "A thing of...
There are few color commentators in the NBA like former player Bill Walton and recently, he used many of the great thinkers of human history to illustrate an impressive lay-up from Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans.Watch as Walton compares Tyreke to Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Leonardo Da Vinci:(Courtesy of Complex Magazine)
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Personally, I applauded his willingness to test the limits of what the network was going to be willing...
Video: Bill Walton compares him to Einstein
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Along with 12 points, 6 assists and 3 boards, Kings’ Tyreke Evans split the defense and pulled off an incredible 360 layup in a 117-103 victory over the Suns Thursday.
While 99% of basketball fans were watching the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night, the Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns met for a game that was only watchable if, like me, you're a fan of Bill Walton and his commentary (he served as the Kings' color commentator for this game).
But, there was an awesome play in the game at least. Watch Kings guard Tyreke Evans make an insane...