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Bill Walton loved his bike and his hometown of San Diego. He died of cancer at age 71

May. 28, 2024 15:11 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bill Walton might have been the ultimate San Diegan. While he went away to play basketball at UCLA and the bulk of his NBA career, he never missed a chance to celebrate his hometown. Long after his playing days ended, the Hall of Famer was an...

Bill Walton, Hall of Fame player who became a star broadcaster, dies of cancer at 71

May. 27, 2024 20:40 PM EDT

Bill Walton was never afraid to be himself. Larger than life, only in part because of his nearly 7-foot frame, Walton was a two-time NCAA champion at UCLA, a two-time champion in the NBA, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, an on-court icon in every sense of the word. And off the...