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With the 2017 NCAA Tournament around the corner, Gonzaga has an opportunity to go undefeated for the season and join some of the greatest tournament teams of all time. That list includes some of John Wooden's best UCLA squads, Bob Knight's undefeated Hoosiers and more.
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Our love for 'viral social media' NBA players

For most fans, there are three categories of NBA players we root for. If you pull for a particular team, you will ride or die with everyone on that roster. After that, there are superstar players – think Stephen Curry, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo or Joel Embiid – who are worth your time on league pass. And then there's a special third category.When Dion Waiters was drafted...
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Antoine Walker teaching athletes how to not blow $108M like he did

Antoine Walker made $108 million in his 13-year basketball career, but two years after his retirement in 2008 he had to file for bankruptcy.Now, Walker is helping educate athletes on how to not make the mistakes he did, as part of a program put on by financial services giant Morgan Stanley.Walker made more than four times what the average player makes in his NBA career, which lasts...
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June 30, 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...
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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...
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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...
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July 26, 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...
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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...
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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...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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