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Bill Walton joins the Open Floor Podcast to discuss his outlook on life, his love of The Grateful Dead, Larry Bird, Richard Nixon and more. 

By Lee Jenkins
April 04, 2016

In the latest episode of the Open Floor Podcast, SI.com's Lee Jenkins sits down with the incomparable Bill Walton to discuss his outlook on life, the many hardships he's suffered and the amazing twists of his Hall of Fame career. 

Walton also talks about his new memoir, "Back From the Dead," which details the many ups and downs of his fascinating life. The NBA great also talks to Jenkins about overcoming his stuttering problem, playing for Donald Sterling, his relationship with John Wooden ("I never won a single argument with the guy") and his ubiquitous personality ("Can you imagine being married to me?). 

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And it wouldn't be a conversation with Walton without some pearls of wisdom from the former Blazers and Celtics great. Walton dishes out life lessons while also touching on some of his fondest memories involving The Grateful Dead, Larry Bird and more.

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