By Lang Whitaker and “Bill Walton”

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With one franchise center injured, we thought it would be best to speak to the O.G. of injured franchise centers. Previewing the Portland Trailblazers in three 3 minute cuts is the legendary, the Hall of Famer “Bill Walton.”

This interview was recorded before the announcement was made that the big readhead would be teaming with Stu Scott and Stephen A. Smith. Seeing as how he is the biggest star of the three, we felt he deserved his own platform to speak. Click on the audio clips to listen.

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Part 1
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Part 2
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Part 3