Bill Walton, NBA Hall of Famer and free spirit, dead at 71

By Thomson Reuters May 27, 2024 | 12:45 PM

(Reuters) – Bill Walton, a two-time NBA champion and member of the basketball Hall of Fame, whose brilliant but injury-riddled career led to a second act as a free-spirited broadcaster who waxed philosophical on the air, died on Monday at the age of 71, the NBA announced.

(Reporting by Daniel Trotta; editing by Jonathan Oatis)