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Bill Walton is living a John Wooden life

Originally Published: June 8, 2010
By Matthew Iles | Special to Page 2

Bill Walton is nothing if not effusive. Combined with his obvious knowledge of basketball, it's what makes him a successful TV analyst.

But even for a man as talkative as Walton, nothing gets him going quite like discussing legendary coach John Wooden, who passed away on Friday.

Walton, who lives and breathes each of Wooden's many mantras, is passionate about carrying on his mentor's torch through his work with the Challenged Athletes Foundation, which raises funds to ...

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