From Kentucky to Boston to Louisville, McCarty was never too far away from the man who recruited him to help win a national championship in 1996. Unfortunately, the two of them could never duplicate that magic anywhere else.
Not that their time in Beantown was all bad. The pair made a cameo in Spike Lee's "He Got Game". Then Walter decided to step out on his own. In 2003, McCarty dropped an R&B album called "Moment for Love".
Actually, it's not bad. Sampling from 112's "Peaches and Cream", McCarty sounds a bit like he could be a backup singer for any one of a number of R&B groups. And considering it was recorded in the days before Auto-Tune
McCarty showed off some of those vocal skills before an NBA event, singing the National Anthem prior to the start of All-Star Saturday, one night before the 2006 All-Star Game. Now that he's an assistant coach for the Pacers, maybe he can team up for a duet with Jim Nabors for the start of the Indianapolis 500 at the end of May. I can guarantee that he'll be available.