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What to Expect: Wake Forest

Indiana begins play in the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational today against Wake Forest at the Lahaina Civic Center. (Note: Inside the Hall’s Ryan Corazza and Jamie Owens are in Maui and will be providing coverage all week.) Today’s game will be broadcast live on ESPN2 at 5 p.m. ET with Jon Sciambi and Bill Walton on […] The post What to Expect: Wake Forest appeared first on...
Via Inside the Hall
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton is the new American ambassador to China

In one of the great American diplomatic moments since, well, maybe ever, ESPN sent our greatest natural resource to China to call a college basketball game – Bill Walton.  You really haven’t lived until you’ve seen Bill Walton touring China in a Pac 12 “Conference of Champions” tie-dye t-shirt. .@BillWalton is enjoying the sights before the historic #Pac12ChinaGame tomorrow...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton, Phil Jackson block fan’s view at Grateful Dead concert

Don’t you just hate when you pay good money for tickets to an event and you get stuck behind tall people obstructing your view? That’s what happened to some unlucky fans at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, but at least they have an awesome story to share. Newark Star-Ledger sports columnist Steve Politi shared this...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres will hold Bill Walton Basketball Festival in December at Petco Park

The San Diego Padres are going to be honoring the San Diego-born Bill Walton in a unique way this December – by creating the Bill Walton Basketball Festival, running from November 30th to December 5th. The Padres and the Hall of Famer on Tuesday announced the Bill Walton Basketball Festival beginning Nov. 30 and culminating with a game between San Diego and San Diego State on...
Via Awful Announcing
September 23, 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

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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