Bill Walton Magnifying Excellence Podcast – Episode 4

Magnifying Excellence podcast host – Brian Hurlburt

If you listen to Bill Walton when he broadcasts basketball, you know how interesting and intriguing he can be. When you listen to this episode, you will hear his epic 16-minute answhere when asked his definition of excellence and so much more from his life in and out of basketball.

For all Bill Walton has accomplished on the court—three-time NCAA champion while at UCLA, 3-time NCAA player of the year, all-time high school field goal percentage leader, two time NBA champion, basketball hall of fame inductee and the list goes on and on … and on, what he has done and who he is off the court is as much or more impressive, including how he has dealt with 38 surgeries and other challenges.

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Walton Podcast Highlights

Walton Shares …
– His 16-minute, compelling definition of Excellence
– Why Humanity is important about info about BikeforHumanity.com
– Memories of Chic Hearn’s excellence and Grateful Dead shows
– Word for word the teachings of John Wooden
– Who is best teammate was
A native of San Diego, Walton overcame a severe stutter to become one of the most engaging and interesting broadcasting personalities in history. In 2007, Forbes named him a top 10 pundit in 2009 he was named one of the top 50 broadcasters of all time by the American Sportscasters Association.

On and off the air, Walton is a voice for those who need help and isn’t afraid to state his opinions. He’s continually engaged in community efforts, including in 2020 when he helped create Bike for Humanity, an ongoing series of virtual and outdoor bike events to benefit charities and people who need a helping hand. Bike for Humanity 3 is Oct. 31 and information is available at bikeforhumanity.com for the current  event—which helps those impacted by the wildfires in California and Oregon–and future events.

We urge you to visit BikeForHumanity.com–at anytime before or after Oct. 31–to learn about the cause and help support it.