The Greatest Story Ever Told(Sold?)

 

Bill Walton once became a Clipper...but becoming a Clipper did not become him...

 

 

Awesome nugget courtesy of Larry Bird in the Boston Globe today (actually it’s from an article about his new book with Magic Johnson).  Apparently, the night the Celts won in ’86 Bill Walton came over to Bird’s house with a bottle of whiskey:

“Bill came over. It was late. Doorbell rang and Dinah answered and she was like, ‘Hey, Bill. Larry’s in bed.’ I heard him, so I go out and I said, ‘Hey, man I ain’t doing this tonight. I can’t.’ He goes, ‘Don’t worry about it. I don’t even need you. I’m just going to sit down here at the table.’ He had a bottle of whiskey. And he said, ‘I’ll be here when you wake up.’And he was.

Read the full story here.

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