October 26, 1960 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Pontiac Central
|College||Oakland CC (1978–1979)
Western Michigan (1980–1982)
|NBA draft||1982 / Round: 4 / Pick: 78th overall|
|Selected by the Detroit Pistons|
|Number||33, 2, 31, 23|
|1983–1984||Detroit Spirits (CBA)|
|1985–1986||Detroit Spirits (CBA)|
|1986||Kansas City Sizzlers (CBA)|
|1987–1988||Savannah Spirits (CBA)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Russell played collegiately for Oakland Community College, the University of Houston, and Western Michigan University. He was selected with the 9th pick of the fourth round (78th overall) of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons.
His son, Walker Russell, Jr., played collegiately for Chipola Junior College and Jacksonville State University, and has played professionally in the NBA and the NBA D-League. Both father and son started their NBA career with the Pistons.
- Pre-Draft Workouts: Epperson and Walker Willing To Do Whatever It Takes, by Tom Kertes, June 21, 2006.
- Knicks Sign Four Players as Camp Begins
- NBA & college stats @ basketballreference.com
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