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Bill Walton (2015)

William Theodore "Bill" Walton III is an American retired basketball player and television sportscaster. Walton achieved superstardom playing for John Wooden's powerhouse UCLA Bruins in the early '70s, winning three successive College Player of the Year Awards, while leading the Bruins to two Division I national titles. He then went on to have a prominent career in the National Basketball Association where he was a league Most Valuable Player and won two NBA championships. His professional career was significantly hampered by multiple foot injuries. Walton was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on May 10, 1993 and the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame that same year. He is the father of former professional basketball player Luke Walton.

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About the Bill Walton Interview

Hi I'm Bill Walton. I am a retired basketball player-turned-sportscaster and I am solar advocate for NRG Home Solar. Learn what I'm doing for Earth Hour (March 28th) and what you can do also. Here's a video live from my solar powered teepee:


I played for John Wooden on the UCLA Bruins, winning two Division 1 national titles. I then played in the NBA, won 2 Championships and was an MVP.


I love my bike, I love my dog Cortez, I love my wife Lori, and I love the sun!



Thanks everybody, I gotta go, there's a volcano about to erupt and I have to go make sure that Cortez and the teepee are going to be okay. Thanks for your patience. We will see you on the other side. Pray for better weather and more shows.

Bill Walton Mar 26, 2015