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BILL WALTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

A picture a day to keep the summer doldrums away- 8/16/15

On this day, the 16th of August, we remember back to the Celtics' 16th title.  There's Bill Walton, 6th man of the year in 1986 alongside Danny Ainge.  Bill played a huge role in the Celtics' being so dominant that year.  But who is that little guy wearing the Celtics' championship shirt under him?  Is that his 6 year old son, Luke Walton?  The same Luke Walton who played for...
Via Celtics Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton compares ESPNers to his favorite Grateful Dead songs

Bill Walton loves the Grateful Dead more than any one person loves any one entity in the known universe.  The Dead just performed their last show in Chicago to mark their 50th anniversary together and you can bet that the big redhead was there. Is this the end or the beginning? pic.twitter.com/ObmmpafzqY — Bill Walton (@BillWalton) July 6, 2015 Appropriately enough, ESPN asked...
Via Awful Announcing
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Where’s Bill Walton is the new Where’s Waldo

This may be my favorite tweet of all-time.  Bill Walton’s wife Lori tweeting about finding Bill at a Grateful Dead concert. I don't ever have to worry about finding Bill in a crowd pic.twitter.com/pmeSzpZsmz — lori M walton (@loriMwalton) June 28, 2015 If ever there was a time for a reboot of Bill Walton’s Long Strange Trip, now is it. The post Where’s Bill Walton is...
Via Awful Announcing
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

This is maybe the weirdest thing Bill Walton has ever said

Bill Walton was on fire last night. And that included a totally bizarre and weird admission, even for Bill Walton. In the middle of the second half, broadcast partner Dave Pasch made the fateful decision to ask Walton about growing up in San Diego and his knowledge about milking cows. This is normal for a typical Bill Walton broadcast. That’s when Walton said that he had indeed...
Via Awful Announcing
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton has some words of advice for Derrick Rose

If anyone can relate to what Derrick Rose is going through, it’s Bill Walton. Long before there was Rose, Penny Hardaway, Grant Hill, Brandon Roy, or any other promising NBA star whose career was derailed by injuries, there was Walton. Walton was a three-time college player of the year and led UCLA to two national...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton says Michael Jordan was 'basically average'

It’s always fun to hear Bill Walton call basketball games, because you never really know what he’s going to say next. He was on the call for Wednesday night’s Oregon-USC matchup, and he made a comment about Michael Jordan that made many fans and analysts alike scratch their heads. We’re not sure if he was tired at the time, or if he just wanted to generate a reaction from...
Via The Sports Daily
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton Said Some Pretty Crazy Things About Michael Jordan On ESPN Tonight

Wednesday evening, Bill Walton was the color commentator for the Oregon-USC men’s basketball game on ESPN. As usual, the former UCLA star said some pretty colorful things.  The most controversial words to come out of Walton’s mouth centered on the player many believe to be the greatest of all time – Michael Jordan.  First, Walton attempted to insist Jordan isn’t the best...
Via College Spun
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton has discovered social media and it is tremendous

Basketball legend Bill Walton’s brain will should surely be studied by scientists long after we’re all gone to study the next evolutionary step in the human existence.  Thankfully for all of us who are still here though, Walton has brought his one-of-a-kind wisdom and personality to social media becoming an active participant in a variety of platforms.  The big redhead has...
Via Awful Announcing
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid has same foot injury as Yao Ming, Bill Walton

How serious is Joel Embiid’s foot injury? Unfortunately for the former Kansas star, there are some examples of superstar NBA players who have essentially been forced into retirement by the same injury he has. Bill Walton and Yao Ming are two of the more alarming examples. Embiid’s agent Arn Tellem announced on Thursday that the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Walton confuses Richard Sherman for Bob Marley

Bill Walton had a bit of a gaffe while announcing the Stanford-Colorado basketball game on Wednesday night. Andrew Luck and Super Bowl-winner Richard Sherman were in attendance for the game. While cameras spotted the two sitting next to each other during the first half, David Pasch asked Walton if he knew who Richard Sherman was. Walton then announced that he not only didn’t know...
Via Diehardsport
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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