Quotes by Bill Walton
- I grew up in an non-athletic family, where my parents were interested in music, in literature, in education and art.
- I have nothing but respect for the Lakers. So many of their legends shaped who I am as a person and player.
- I lived to play basketball. Growing up as a kid, Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics were my favorite team. The way they played, the teamwork, the sacrifice, the commitment, the joy, the camaraderie, the relationship with the fans.
- The Grateful Dead, they're my best friends. Their message of hope, peace, love, teamwork, creativity, imagination, celebration, the dance, the vision, the purpose, the passion all of the things I believe in makes me the luckiest Deadhead in the world.