Wally Walker

Wally walker

Walter (Wally) Frederick Walker (born July 18, 1954) is an American former professional basketball player. Walker is best known for his National Basketball Association career - both as a player and as a front office executive - for the Seattle SuperSonics. A prolific frontcourt scorer while in college, "Wonderful" Wally Walker led the University of Virginia Cavaliers to its only Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship and its first NCAA Tournament berth in 1976. He is the only Cavalier to receive the Everett Case Award as the ACC Tournament's Most Valuable Player following Virginia's upset of three nationally-ranked teams en route to the ACC title. Enjoying one of the finest individual seasons ever by a Cavalier cager during the 1975-76 season, Walker scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the 1976 tournament championship game against the University of North Carolina. Walker's scoring average of 22.1 points during the 1975-76 season ranks as the sixth best in UVa history and his 1,849 career points is sixth on the all-time Cavalier list. He was a first-team Academic All American in 1976. His number 41 was retired by Virginia.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 18th, 1954
Nationality
United States of America
Places lived
Millersville , Pennsylvania
pop. 8,258 (2013)

Education

1. University of Virginia Colleges/University

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA or Virginia) is a public research university located in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819, it is one of the eight U.S. Public Ivy universities.

Institution info

Type Public university
Endowment
2012. 4.73 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1819
Headquarters
400 Ray C. Hunt Drive, 22902 - Charlottesville, Virginia
Undergraduates
2012. 14,641
2010. 15,595
2009. 15,550
Postgraduates
2012. 6,454
2010. 8,796
Acceptance rate
2013. 28.3 %
2012. 27.0 %
2011. 33.3 %
2010. 33.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 13.2 K $
2011. 11.8 K $
2010. 10.8 K $
2009. 9.87 K $
2008. 9.49 K $
Official web page www.virginia.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

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Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Virginia connected by profession and/or age

b. 1953., Writer
b. 1952., Writer
b. 1949., Novelist
b. 1955., Politician
b. 1950., Judge
b. 1952., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1949., Writer
b. 1951., Academic

Basketball statistics 9

Seasson Team G AST Avg. AST Avg. BLK Avg. PF Avg. PTS Avg. REB Avg. STL Avg. TO BLK DREB FG % FGA FGM FT % FTA FTM OREB PF PTS REB STL 3FGA 3FGM TO 3P %
1976–77 NBA season Portland Trail Blazers 66 51 0.8 0.0 1.4 5.2 1.6 0.2 2 63 0.449 305 137 0.67 100 67 45 92 341 108 14 0 0 0
1977–78 NBA season Portland Trail Blazers 9 8 0.9 0.0 1.4 4.8 1.9 0.2 1.2 0 10 0.463 41 19 0.625 8 5 7 13 43 17 2 0 0 11
1977–78 NBA season Seattle Supersonics 68 69 1.0 0.1 1.8 6.5 3.0 0.4 1.0 10 122 0.44 420 185 0.625 112 70 80 125 440 202 24 0 0 66
1978–79 NBA season Seattle Supersonics 60 69 1.2 0.4 2.1 6.6 3.0 0.2 1.1 26 111 0.49 343 168 0.604 96 58 66 127 394 177 12 0 0 68
1979–80 NBA season Seattle Supersonics 70 53 0.8 0.1 1.5 4.7 2.4 0.3 0.7 4 106 0.507 274 139 0.75 64 48 64 102 326 170 21 0 0 50
1980–81 NBA season Seattle Supersonics 82 122 1.5 0.2 2.0 8.4 3.8 0.6 1.4 15 210 0.463 626 290 0.645 169 109 105 168 689 315 53 3 0 115 0.0
1981–82 NBA season Seattle Supersonics 70 218 3.1 0.4 3.1 9.9 4.4 0.5 1.6 28 197 0.48 629 302 0.672 134 90 108 215 694 305 36 2 0 111 0.0
1982–83 NBA season Houston Rockets 82 199 2.4 0.3 2.5 9.7 4.5 0.5 1.8 22 236 0.449 806 362 0.621 116 72 137 202 797 373 37 4 1 144 0.25
1983–84 NBA season Houston Rockets 58 55 0.9 0.1 1.1 4.2 1.6 0.3 0.6 4 66 0.49 241 118 0.333 18 6 26 65 244 92 17 6 2 33 0.333

Abbrevations

G Games, AST Assists, BLK Blocks, DREB Defensive Rebounds, FG % Field Goal Percentage, FGA Field Goal Attempts, FGM Field goals made, FT % Free throws percentage, FTA Free throws attempted , FTM Free throws made, OREB Offensive Rebounds, PF Personal Fouls, PTS Points, REB Rebounds, STL Steals, 3FGA three-point field goals attempted, 3FGM three-point field goals made, TO turnovers, 3P % 3-Point Field Goal Percentage

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