Bill Walton Son Chris Walton: Into Basketball Like Family

Walton Family is known in Basketball for their tremendous involvement and contribution both as players and coaches. The legacy of their father is continued and maintained by Bill Walton Son. 

William Theodore Walton III, professionally known as Bill Walton is an american television sports commentator. He is a former professional basketball player who played college Basketball for UCLA Bruins under the coachship of John Wooden.

Bill played basketball professionally from 1974 to 1988 being associated with Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers, and Boston Celtics. Portland Trail first selected him for the NBA draft in 1974 as the first pick overall.

Walton’s career in his NBA era was very successful; he has won NBA ‘Most Valuable Player’ and NBA championship several times and is also a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player. 

However, his career was seriously restrained due to multiple foot injuries and surgeries. Despite his wounds, he played for many years and finally took retirement after 1988.

Now, Bill is a sportscaster working as a studio analyst and color commentator, which he has embraced as his second career.

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Bill Walton Son Chris Walton: Into Basketball Like Family

Christopher Walton was born to Bill Walton and Susan Guth as the youngest child on October 31, 1981.

Chris was a rising basketball player who played Division I college basketball. Being the youngest and last son of Bill Walton to play basketball, Chris had the potential to be recognized as a prominent player. 

All of his three older brothers, Christopher Adam, Nathan, and Luke Walton played basketball in their college days and maintained the legacy of their father.

Chris’s elder brother Adam Walton played basketball for Louisiana State University and Pomona College; he is now an assistant coach at San Diego Mesa College. 

Similarly, Nathan Walton played for Princeton University and won several college tournaments.

Likewise, Luke Walton is an American professional basketball coach and former basketball player who won two NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

Bill Walton Son
Christoper Walton is the Youngest son of Bill Walton who played for NACCA Division I . (Source: Sandiegouniontribune)

Chris also continued the legacy of basketball like his brothers; however, due to his health issues and several injuries, he was unable to continue his journey as a player.

His high determinism and will to play did not work against his body situation. As of now, 42 years old, Chris is working as Associate Director at Cushman & Wakefield – a real estate company based on retail shopping and transactions.

Christoper is not active on social media, so besides the information in his LinkedIn profile, we cannot collect more information about his personal life.

More About Bill Walton: Kids And Family

Bill Walton was born to William Theodore “ Ted Walton” and Gloria Anne. His father was a music teacher and social worker, and his mother was a librarian.

Despite the artistic profession of his parents, Bill continued his career as a sports person following the footsteps of his elder brother Bruce Walton, who was a professional football player.

In 1979, Bill Walton married his first wife Susan Guth. The couple is blessed with four sons Adam, Nathan, Luke, and Christopher Walton. 

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Bill Walton with his sons Adam, Nathan, Luke, and Chris Walton. (Source: Twitter)

However, the relationship between Bill and Susan did not last long, and they parted ways in 1989.

Bill currently lives with his second wife Lori; they exchanged their wedding vows in 1991.

Walton is a prominent figure in basketball as a player and sports as a commentator. His legacy of basketball is continued by his two sons Luke, and Adam Walton. 

Meanwhile, Nathan and Chris chose a career path away from sports and have earned fortune and fame in business and real estate transactions.

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