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    Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Can't stand to listen to him. Mr. Melodrama. He sucks ...



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Agreed 100%.



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Last weekend a player picked up another player and literally threw them out of bounds, and Bill's comment was "let them play!". Complete nimrod



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    The answer is "Yes". ESPN sure hired a pair of duds with Walton and Doherty this year. I don't like Bruce Pearl as a studio analyst, either, but I love Seth Greenberg.



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    I just figured you all Midwest Time Zone folks did not get to enjoy his awesome commentary, so I never posted about him. He is absolutely terrible. Whoever thought he was a good idea should be fired.



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I just figured you all Midwest Time Zone folks did not get to enjoy his awesome commentary, so I never posted about him. He is absolutely terrible. Whoever thought he was a good idea should be fired.
    If I was a PAC 12 fan, I'd definitely listen to the radio



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    He's butchering the Cal/Stanford game right now. Man, he's horrid!!!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    If I was a PAC 12 fan, I'd definitely listen to the radio
    Yes, it's pretty unbearable to watch as well. UCLA lost by 12 to Wazzu, and Cal is currently getting beat by Stanford. Cal and UCLA are 2 of the top-3 programs in the league.



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Last weekend a player picked up another player and literally threw them out of bounds, and Bill's comment was "let them play!". Complete nimrod

    I'm pretty sure I saw this play that you are referencing and being in disbelief at Walton's response to it. I honestly couldn't tell if he was trolling or not when he said that. Whether he was trolling or not, Walton is one weird motherf*cker.


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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Walton makes a good point about basketball that is rarely made. You do need to try to outrun your opponent every possession. That's rarely said. Running the court is incredibly important. However, I still want to hit him in the head with a hammer.



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    He can be a little much at times, but I'd still rather listen to Walton than Vitale, *****, Knight, and Doherty.
    Really? Can I ask what you disliked about Knight? I miss him, a lot--he seemed to bring a lot of Xs and Os knowledge to the broadcast rather than weird-*** commentary (Walton) and "coulda woulda shoulda" remarks (Doherty).



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Really? Can I ask what you disliked about Knight? I miss him, a lot--he seemed to bring a lot of Xs and Os knowledge to the broadcast rather than weird-*** commentary (Walton) and "coulda woulda shoulda" remarks (Doherty).
    He's still around, if you really miss him that much. He doesn't seem to do any prep for games, doesn't know any names or tendencies of teams. And he seems to pretty much hate everything he sees. I think he's been the worst of the bunch this year.



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Bobby puts himself to sleep with his commentary...



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    He's still around, if you really miss him that much. He doesn't seem to do any prep for games, doesn't know any names or tendencies of teams. And he seems to pretty much hate everything he sees. I think he's been the worst of the bunch this year.
    Really, what games does he do?



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    Re: Bill Walton = worst announcer ever?

    He is absolutely terrible. Constantly complaining about the modern college bball rules, or talking about how much better it was when he was playing


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