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Throw it down! Arizona fans bicker over announcer Bill Walton

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Bill Walton went silent for a couple of seconds. That rarely, if ever, happens. He hesitated after hearing the question: What does he think about Arizona basketball fans' love-hate relationship with him? "What am I supposed to say?" he said after a short but longer-than-usual pause. "I love my job. ... I just report the facts." Some love him; some hate him. Some...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dave Pasch plays “Bill Walton Bingo” live

The “Dave and Bill Show” a.k.a. as the ESPN Pac-12 basketball pairing of Dave Pasch and Bill Walton is the gift that keeps on giving. During Thursday’s Arizona-Stanford game, Pasch pointed out that a viewer created a Bill Walton Bingo game complete with some of Big Red’s favorite subjects like “John Wooden,” “Luke Walton,” “Shane Battier,” and his famous teepee...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reason #538,921 why Bill Walton is the best

Bill Walton "there is nothing more disconcerting than deflated balls." — gifdsports (@gifdsports) January 23, 2015 Name me one other analyst who’s willing to drop that kind of hilarious pun in the second half of a tied game on national television.  You can’t.  Because there’s only one Bill Walton.  And for that we’re truly thankful. The post...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton Jokes About Sparking It Up In Colorado

Bill Walton Joked with Jay Bilas about sparking it up in Colorado because Bill Walton is a great national treasure.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jay Bilas Is Wearing A Grateful Dead Shirt While Announcing Arizona-Colorado With Bill Walton

Jay Bilas doesn’t always get out west to call Pac-12 games, but tonight’s Arizona-Colorado game is apparently a special occasion. Bilas is calling the game with the normal pairing of Dave Pasch and Bill Walton, and in deference to the UCLA great, he chose to wear a Grateful Dead shirt during the broadcast. It’s getting worse — Dave Pasch (@DavePasch...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton Went Musburger on the UCLA Cheerleaders

    As I documented last night, Bill Walton had yet another crazy train ride during the Stanford-UCLA game, terrorizing play-by-play Dave Pasch through at double OT thriller won by the Bruins, 86-81. Bill, 62, covered it all. The guy doesn’t even pass up the opportunity to tell you that UCLA dancers are hot. You’re probably like me these days with college basketball. There’s...
Via Busted Coverage
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Tweets from Real People – Bill Walton

Faithful readers of this website know our love and appreciation of Bill Walton.  Just last week we ran down some of the epic pearls of wisdom from the big redhead that we’ve been blessed with throughout the years in our Top 15 quotes from Walton.  There is simply nobody in the broadcasting world quite like the UCLA legend.  And in a world where so many of our ex-athletes and...
Via Awful Announcing
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

There’s a petition to ban Bill Walton from broadcasting Arizona games

Bill Walton is one of our favorite announcers here at Awful Announcing, so it came as a shock when we came across this story today.  Some Arizona fan started an internet petition to get Bill Walton off calling Wildcats games.  And almost 1,000 people have signed it.  What is wrong with you people! Bill Walton is the worst commentator to ever announce University of Arizona basketball...
Via Awful Announcing
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona fan starts petition to ban Bill Walton from calling Wildcats games

An Arizona basketball fan named Joel Laos has started an official petition to ban Bill Walton from calling Wildcats game. The petition, which is currently running on and is addressed to ESPN and the Pac-12 Network, pleads with Arizona fans to “make Arizona basketball watchable again” by removing Walton from the air. Of course,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Walton Discusses Showering Habits During Utah-SDSU Game

Bill Walton was the analyst for the Utah-San Diego State game on Tuesday and somehow the viewing audience was treated to a brief explanation of his showering habits. The three-time national player of the year at UCLA and two-time NBA Finals champion let everyone know that he has not taken an indoor shower in the 35 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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