Bill Walton

Yao Ming Retires, And A Generation Now Understands Bill Walton

Why Yao, China's favorite son, should follow Walton, the world's tallest Deadhead, to the Hall of Fame
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Skilled, potentially dominant big men are very difficult to find in basketball these days. Dwight Howard’s had years to develop something resembling an offensive repertoire, learning from one of the last talented inside scorers, Patrick Ewing. Shaquille O’Neal’s sheer physicality made up for any lack of moves, as defending him was much like posting up a CSX freight train.