2012 NBA Hall Of Fame Class: Bulls Standout Chet Walker To Be Inducted Friday

Former Chicago Bulls forward Chet "The Jet" Walker will be inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday night along with other roundball greats like Reggie Miller, Don Nelson, Ralph Sampson and Jamaal Wilkes. Walker, the No. 12 pick in the 1962 NBA Draft, earned AP All-American honors in each of his three years at Bradley and became a seven-time NBA All-Star over the course of his 13-year NBA career. He was drafted by the Syracuse Nationals and performed well as a key member of the Philadelphia 76ers' 1967 championship team.

Walker also played six seasons for the Bulls on the back end of his career, and he made the All-Star team four times during those six seasons. For his career, Walker scored 18,831 points (No. 55 all-time) and posted averages of 18.2 points and 7.1 rebounds per game on 47.0 percent shooting from the field and a 54.0 percent true shooting percentage. According to Basketball-Reference, his closest statistical comparisons are Kevin McHale, Rick Barry, Bailey Howell and Dominique Wilkins.

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