Bill Walton will heroically return to the broadcast booth for ESPN and ABC where the Hall of Famer will serve as color analyst for Pac-12 basketball games. The big fellow will also do occasional local broadcasts for the Sacramento Kings, with the formal announcement to come Monday.
For those who enjoy Walton’s witty, often ridiculous banter, this is a tremendous piece of news. Personally, I’ve been sold on Bill Walton doing games for ages. The seminal moment came roughly 10 or 11 years ago when Spurs center David Robinson stepped up to the free throw line. Walton, in reference to the Admiral’s impressive physique, said “just look at this man, he’s an Adonis!” That about sums up the experience.
Welcome back, Bill.
[via USA Today]
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