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perspective he is part of an odd footnote in Celtics history. Like Rasheed Wallace , Artis Gilmore and a post-1986 Bill Walton before him, O’Neal joined the Celtics at the end of his career looking to win a ring and broke down in the process
seemed like it never happened. This didn't turn out to be, as many had hoped, like Bill Walton in 1986. It was more like what many expected Bill Walton to be in 1986. So Shaquille O'Neal's one year in Boston will have no impact historically
season that saw them average a combined 72 points and 30 rebounds). Throw in DJ and Ainge and Cedric Maxwell and even Bill Walton in 1986 and it's fair to say that -- as great as Bird was -- he had some serious A-list help. And I don't care
series that really wasn’t close. So in the spring/summer of ‘85, Red added Sam Vincent, Jerry Sichting and Bill Walton and did nothing less than assemble the best NBA team I’ve ever seen. Rating: 7.5 Reds 4. 2003-04 Theo
with the ailment), along with Michael Jordan . But then came a name that sent shivers through Pedroia. "Yocum said Bill Walton did it, he played early and he was done. I [crapped] my pants," Pedroia said. "I'm an NBA fan. I felt like
career with the Celtics ; Tiny Archibald played five of his 13 NBA seasons in Boston; Dave Bing, Pete Maravich and Bill Walton played two seasons or less with the C’s; Shaquille O’Neal had not yet played for the Celtics. SOOTHING SOUNDS
star Mike Trout just misses an inside-the-park home run in Thursday’s game against the Dodgers. ESPN analyst Bill Walton gets emotional when talking about Washington walk-on Connor Smith , who overcame medical issues to join the basketball
their career with the Celtics; Tiny Archibald played five of his 13 NBA seasons in Boston; Dave Bing , Pete Maravich and Bill Walton played two seasons or less with the C’s; Shaquille O’Neal had not yet played for the Celtics. SOOTHING SOUNDS
Sam Jones , JoJo White , Satch Sanders , Johnny Jones , Em Bryant , Togo Palazzi , Ronnie Watts , Rick Weitzman and Bill Walton ; Celtics owners Stephen Pagliuca , Wyc Grousbeck and Bob Epstein ; and team president Rich Gotham . NBA commissioner
When a knee injury led to a decline in his performance, Boston dealt him and a first-round pick to the Clippers for Bill Walton on Sept. 6, 1985. Maxwell spent 1½ seasons with the Clippers, averaging 12.0 points and 6.7 rebounds per game