Bill Walton eating a lit candle.

Whenever Bill Walton’s on a broadcast, there are probably going to be some shenanigans, but they don’t usually involve eating fire. That’s what Walton did on ESPN’s broadcast of the Washington-Arizona State game Saturday night, though. Walton and broadcast partner Dave (“Dave?”) Pasch both wound up with lit cupcakes, and Pasch told Walton “take a bite out of it while it’s lit.” Walton did just that. Here’s video from Joe Wright:

The best part of this may be Pasch’s reaction. He’s seen and heard a lot of weird things during his time working with Walton, and yet, this is so far beyond the norm. “I was kidding! I can’t believe it!” Neither can we, Dave, neither can we.

Update: Walton later broke down this and other highlights of himself:

[Joe Wright on Clippit]

About Andrew Bucholtz

Andrew Bucholtz has been covering sports media for Awful Announcing since 2012. He is also a staff writer for The Comeback. His previous work includes time at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.