ESPN is producing 30 for 30 documentary about UCLA, NBA legend Bill Walton

ESPN will produce a documentary about a beloved Bruin basketball player with a personality to match his stature.

Production has begun on a Bill Walton-centric 30 for 30 documentary, ESPN Films announced Thursday. The film, about the former UCLA men’s basketball star, is directed by Steve James, who has directed documentaries such as Hoop Dreams (1994), America to Me (2018) and another 30 for 30 film, No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson” (2010).

The documentary tells Walton’s story from his early days in high school in San Diego, through his UCLA career, NBA years, and life as a commentator and media personality.

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