Former Friars guard Walker dies of lung cancer
Former Providence great Jimmy Walker, the only player from a New England college to be selected with the first pick in the NBA draft, died Monday of lung cancer in Kansas City, Mo. He was 63.
Walker was pure magic
Jimmy Walker was flamboyant, spectacular and one of the greatest ever at Providence College. Dick Vitale remembers a one-of-a-kind talent. Story
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