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Bill Walton

Awards And Accomplishments

1969-70 Named All-State and All-Conference as a high school junior and senior
1970 Named All-American and Helix (H.S.) Athlete of the Year as a senior
1972-73 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship at UCLA; Most Valuable Player in the NCAA tournament both of those years
1972-74 Led UCLA to 86-4 record during his three years of varsity play
1972-74 Sporting News College Player of the Year and winner of Naismith Award
1977 Led Portland Trailblazers to NBA Championship; named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
1978 NBA's Most Valuable Player
1986 Helped Celtics win NBA Championship and received NBA Sixth Man Award
1992-93, 1995-96, 1998-2000 Named Best Television Analyst/Commentator by the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Association
1993 Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
1994 Voted into the Verizon Academic All-American Hall of Fame
1997 Named as one of NBA's 50 best basketball players of all time
1997 Became first male basketball player from the state of California to be inducted into the National High School Sports Hall of Fame
1999 Received NCAA's Silver Anniversary Award for his extensive civic and professional contributions
2001 Became inaugural inductee into the Grateful Dead Hall of Fame
2001 Emmy Award for best live sports television broadcast

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