"Danny Ferry is just a tremendous player..."
"That is by far the worse inbound pass in spurs
"What a pathetic play from a pathetic human being."
Knicks Spurs series in 1999. He was talking about
Walton: That has to be a foul.
Snapper: Against who?
Walton: Against the game of basketball.
"Hedo Turkoglu is such a beauuuuutiful player"
"Raef Lafrentz and Shawn Bradley should start
considering a new career."
"Yao Ming is a beatiful person."
"Where would the La Clippers franchise be without Sean
"He's everywhere! Rebounds, Assists... Shawn Bradley
is looking like Hakeem Olajuwan!"
"Lindsay Hunter is making Devean George look like John
"...and there's David Robinson, who has done so much
for the league and w/o his accomplishments, none of us
would be here."
Shawn Bradley has completely changed the fate of
western civilization here!"
Bill Walton: Nice passssssss (pass is intercepted)
Snapper: It would have been but the pass was picked
Bill Walton: yeah but it was a good idea...
"Robert Horry is one of the greatest feeders of the
post in the history of the game."
"look in the record books, and across the board you
will see earl watson"
"Kobe will not be denied,on or off the court"
"It looked like they were moving forward when they
bought out Shawn Bradley's contract. Now, they still
have him. His name just changed to Erick Dampier."
"Tracy McGrady is doing things we've never seen from
anybody - from any planet!"
"Steve Nash is the most unathletic player in the
On Kobe's offseason weight training: "The added muscle
and bulk from pushing that steel and the natural
maturation process now enables this grandmaster to
regularly accomplish the unimaginable without dragging
around excessive bulk and baggage. Most top players
get to the point where they truly believe that
anything is possible. Most are also governed by
gravity, the laws of physics and self-regulating
mental control mechanisms. Kobe has left all these
behind. The extra strength and stamina have made him a
superior 3-point shooter, a most dominant defender and
arguably the game's top rebounder."
On Rasheed Wallace: "He's like a four-armed Dikembe
Mutombo around the basket!"
"Mick Jagger is in better shape than far too many NBA
players. It's up in the air whether the same can be
said of Keith Richards."
Exchange between he and Tom Hammond: "John Stockton is
one of the true marvels, not just of basketball, or in
America, but in the history of Western Civilization!"
Tom: "Wow, that's a pretty strong statement. I guess I
don't have a good handle on world history." Bill:
"Well Tom, that's because you didn't go to UCLA."
"You look at Vladimir Radmanovic, this guy is cut from
stone. As if Michelangelo was reading and a lightning
bolt flashed before him."
"When I think of Boris Diaw, I think of Beethoven in
the age of the romantics."
"If Eric Piatkowski continues playing at this level,
he's going to replace Jerry West on the NBA logo."
"Memo to Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker: Couldn't you
wait until at least the All-Star break to have the
franchise suffer its worse loss in its storied
history? Bill Russell just called looking for an
address to send his 11 championship rings back to the
Celtics because he is so disappointed."
I will miss him