Chet Walker, NBA hall of famer and idol of the Bulls and 76ers, dies

NBA icon, Chet Walker passed away this Saturday, 8th, at the age of 84; athlete won a title with the Philadelphia franchise and was an All-Star on seven occasions

Last Saturday, the 8th, fans of NBA said goodbye to the legend Chet ‘Jet’ Walker. The former Hall of Fame player, who has died aged 84, won the league title in 1967 with the Philadelphia 76ersin addition to having shone on the court for Chicago Bulls.

Walker was also All-Star on seven occasions and was included in the first class of the Illinois team’s “Ring of Honor” at the beginning of 2024. The Bulls issued an official statement regretting the goodbye of the idol who competed alongside Bob Love, Jerry Sloan It is Norm Van Lier.

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Chet Walker, a legendary figure in our team’s history. His skill, dedication and contributions to the game have had a lasting impact on basketball and the city of Chicago. Chet Walker will forever be remembered as a true Chicago Bulls icon.”stated the franchise.

Source: sportbuzz

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