Born July 30, 1925 Walt Budko played in the NBA mainly as a Forward/Centre during their playing career, season(s): 1949-1952. Walter L. "Walt" Budko Jr. was an American professional basketball player. He played collegiately for Columbia University. He was selected by the Baltimore Bullets with the sixth overall pick of the 1948 BAA draft. He played for the Bullets and Philadelphia Warriors in the BAA and NBA for 253 games.