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|Born||November 5, 1952|
La Mesa, California
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lbs (95 kg)|
(La Mesa, California)
|NBA Draft||1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1|
|Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers|
|Playing career||1974–1987 (13 years)|
|1974–1978||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1979–1985||San Diego / Los Angeles Clippers|
|Career highlights and awards|
He is the father of former player and coach Luke Walton
Walton was born in La Mesa, California, the son of Gloria Anne (née Hickey) and William Theodore "Ted" Walton. His listed adult playing height was 6 feet 11 inches; it has been reported that Walton is actually taller (7 feet 2 inches, or more) but does not like being categorized as a seven-footer.