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30 Years in 30 Days: Day 8- The Shadow of Len Bias

This was an interesting and perplexing one to me.  It was written by Scoop Jackson in Issue 15 of Slam Magazine back in 1996.  Here’s the jist of it:ANTOINE WALKER DOESN’T FEEL IT. HE’S TOO CLOSE. But this is the cost of being good, possibly great. …And with the second pick of the 1986 NBA Draft, the Boston Celtics select…Len Bias of the University of Maryland.Ten years...
Via Celtics Life
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Former Kentucky Star Antoine Walker Spoke To Louisville Basketball Today

Antoine Walker won a national championship at Kentucky in 1996, back when Rick Pitino coached the Wildcats.  Today, Walker made an appearance at Louisville, UK’s top rival and where Pitino coaches now. He spoke with Cards players and gave some financial advice.    Big Thanks to @toinewalker8 and #MorganStanley for their financial advice! #L1C4 #GoCards #Finances #Money...
Via College Spun
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics nearly took Kobe Bryant over Antoine Walker in 1996 NBA Draft

Kobe Bryant was a die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan growing up, so it’s safe to say he’s never been fond of the Boston Celtics. But that didn’t stop Bryant from giving his all in a workout in Boston ahead of the 1996 NBA Draft. The Celtics traded up to the sixth overall pick in that draft, a selection they’d eventually use to take Kentucky star Antoine Walker while Bryant...
Via NESN.com
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Antoine Walker explains how he blew $108 million

By NESN Staff If someone handed you $108 million, you’d probably think you were set for life. But it’s not that simple for some people. Antoine Walker is perhaps better known for blowing through his $108 million earnings over his 12-year NBA career - most of which was spent with the Boston Celtics - than for his accomplishments on the basketball court. And Walker explained...
Via NESN.com
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Antoine Walker opens up about going broke

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I created a very expensive lifestyle. That’s how you lose your wealth real bad at the beginning,” Walker said. Given his humble beginnings, Walker wanted his friends and family to enjoy his riches as well...
Via Red's Army
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former UK Star Antoine Walker On-Hand For Kentucky’s SEC Game vs. Florida

The Kentucky Wildcats make their SEC Tournament debut Friday, and they’ll see a familiar foe – Florida – on the opposite side of the court. It appears they’ll also see a familiar face in the crowd. Former UK star Antoine Walker is in the building to help cheer on Kentucky against its rival. Ben Love of LSU Scout snapped a photo. Cats are playing. Means Antoine Walker is...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

GGTV #8: Antoine Walker and optimism

Season 8 Episode 8 drew a lot of Antoine Walker talk early in the show.  The guys gave thanks for some things in Green, and they solicited solutions to the C’s 4th quarter woes (which struck again last night, but didn’t ultimately cost the team).  You can call The Gang at 508-731-GGTV (4488) to offer up your answers. The Gang is also on Podomatic, if you prefer to go the...
Via Red's Army
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Antoine Walker ‘not embarrassed’ about blowing $110M

When Antoine Walker filed for bankruptcy shortly after earning $110 million during his NBA career, it originally shamed the former Boston Celtic to hear his story. But Walker’s finances are straightened out, and although his wallet isn’t as fat as it used to be, Walker explained to TMZ that he no longer feels embarrassed about blowing away all his money because he feels his...
Via NESN.com
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Official Trailer for Antoine Walker documentary ‘Gone In An Instant’

(Getty Images)Check out the preview for the new Antoine Walker documentary coming out next year:I am looking forward to this documentary as it takes a deep dive look into the life of Antoine Walker and the self-destructive behavior that led to him wasting $100 million. Even though the ESPN 30 for 30: Broke already touched upon athletes wasting all their money, this documentary offers...
Via Celtics Life
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Williams says he's homeless

We all know that Antoine Walker has had a tough go of things since he left the NBA. He was a centerpiece of ESPN's special "Broke" as he lost all his NBA earnings. Well it appears that 'Toine's fellow starting forward on the 2002 Eatern Conference Finals Celtics team isn't doing all that swell himself according to this week's go to source for NBA news, TMZ.Former NBA player Eric...
Via Celtics Life
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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