Basketball player and sportscaster Bill Walton was selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 1974 NBA draft. He would go on to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to an NBA championship in 1977 and was named MVP. In 1986, as a member of the Boston Celtics, he won his second NBA championship. Walton was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993. After retiring in 1990, he became a basketball commentator. Walton died from cancer on May 27. He was 71.
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