Bill Walton: “Throw It Down Big Man”


Bill Walton is an American institution, an original like no other. For those not entertained with the Basketball Hall of Famer, well, you are just taking life too seriously. This guy is pure gold as a longtime pro and college broadcaster. Who else has won college and pro titles, religiously followed the Grateful Dead, nearly 900 shows, and was interviewed by the FBI in the midst of the Patty Hearst kidnapping saga? There’s only one. What is often overlooked when his name comes up is that Walton, on a given night, was as great as any player who ever graced…

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