Walter Bond

Walter Bond (born February 1, 1969) is an American former professional basketball player. A 200-pound, 6'5" shooting guard from the University of Minnesota, Bond was not drafted by an NBA team but did manage to play in 3 NBA seasons. He played for the Dallas Mavericks (1992/93), Utah Jazz (1993/94) and Detroit Pistons (1994/95). In January 1995 Bond signed two 10-day contracts with Utah Jazz.[1]

Walter Bond
Personal information
Born (1969-02-01) February 1, 1969 (age 51)
Chicago, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolCollins (Chicago, Illinois)
CollegeMinnesota (1987–1991)
NBA draft1991 / Undrafted
Playing career1991–1999
PositionShooting guard
Number40, 20, 9
Career history
1991–1992Wichita Falls Texans
1992–1993Dallas Mavericks
1993–1994Utah Jazz
1994Detroit Pistons
1995Utah Jazz
1995Chicago Rockers
1996–1997Connecticut Pride
1997La Crosse Bobcats
1997–1998Yakama Sun Kings
1998Select Avellino
1998–1999Bayer Giants Leverkusen
Career NBA statistics
Stats at

In his NBA career, Bond played in 153 games, and scored a total of 873 points. He scored 590 points in 1 season with the Dallas Mavericks, 273 points in two seasons with Utah Jazz, and 10 points in one season with the Detroit Pistons[1] On November 10, 1992, in just his second professional game in the NBA, he scored a career high 25 points as a Maverick against the Minnesota Timberwolves. His single game scoring stats declined for the rest of his 151 NBA games.

He also played professionally in Italy for Cirio Avellino (Serie A2, Jan-Jun '98).

He is the host of Food Network series Giving You The Business, which premiered in April 2013.[2]

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.


  1. ^ a b "Walter Bond". Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Ex-NBAer Bond hosts Food Network show". Retrieved 28 March 2016.

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