LUKE WALTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Luke Walton hired as assistant for D-Fenders

The Los Angeles D-Fenders have hired Luke Walton as a player development coach for the NBA D-League team. Walton played 11 years in the NBA with the Lakers and Cleveland, including 50 games with the Cavaliers last season. He helped the Lakers win back-to-back NBA titles in 2009 and 2010. He averaged 4.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in his career. In July, Cleveland renounced the rights...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Luke Walton Wants Another Shot In The NBA

You may have wondered what is Luke Walton doing these days? Well, in actuality you probably forget he exist but Walton is a Lakers studio analyst now. He pursued this job after realizing no team was interested in his services. He spent most of last season on Cleveland’s bench, appearing in only 50 games but Walton is still hopeful he’ll get another shot. “I want to play still...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

The time when Shaquille O’Neal pimped rookie Luke Walton’s ride

When Luke Walton arrived in Los Angeles in 2003, he turned up in his 1970 Cadillac convertible that his older brother had passed down to him. As soon as Shaquille O’Neal clapped eyes on the rundown car, he hooked Luke up with an L.A. body shop. Yes, Shaq pimped Luke’s car, according to Cleveland.com - though it’s unclear who foot the bill: Did you know Luke used to drive around...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA News: Cavs Renounce Rights to Luke Walton

There will be no Luke Walton-Andrew Bynum reunion. The LA Times’ Eric Pincus reports that the Cavs have renounced the rights to Luke Walton. Cavaliers have renounced the rights to Luke Walton – the NBA will never be the same — Eric Pincus (@EricPincus) July 12, 2013 This isn’t exactly surprising.  No longer do the Cavs simply need veteran leaders, they’re now looking for...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavs Release Luke Walton…I REPEAT…Luke Walton His Been Released!!!

Pour out a little liquor for Luke. Cavaliers have renounced the rights to Luke Walton – the NBA will never be the same — Eric Pincus (@EricPincus) July 12, 2013
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Cool, calm and collected, Luke Walton leads Cavaliers’ crafty reserves

The court-side seat was vacant, ready to be used. In the waning seconds of a hard-fought game on the road against the Chicago Bulls, Luke Walton deflected an in-bound pass into the corner where he and Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich would fight to obtain the loose ball. Walton dove out of bounds, deflected the ball off of Hinrich’s leg and promptly swung his body around where he would...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavaliers F Walton excused from team

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Monday that forward Luke Walton has been excused from the team to address a personal matter. Walton, who is averaging 2.4 points per game this season, is out for Monday night's game at the Chicago Bulls. The team did not provide further details.
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Luke Walton trade causes jubilation in Los Angeles

Celebrate good times L.A. because Luke Walton is finally off your hands. Watch this cleverly edited video showing Los Angeles Lakers fans taking to the streets to celebrate the fact that their teams has finally freed themselves of the dreaded Luke Walton. The Lakes look to be big winners in this deal as they packaged the insanely over-paid Walton, Jason Kapono, and 2012 1st round...
Via Sweater Punch
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers trade Luke Walton and draft pick to Cavaliers

We’ve got another NBA trade to report breaking at this hour. The Cleveland Cavaliers have sent Ramon Sessions & Christian Eyenga to the Los Angeles Lakers for Luke Walton and the Lakers 2012 first round draft pick. The Lake show also gets the right to swap 2013 1st round picks with the Miami Heat. The biggest significance of this deal? It’s a salary dump for L.A. Lakers...
Via The Sports Bank
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers' Luke Walton continues to coach from afar

Walton, who served as a temporary assistant at the University of Memphis during the NBA lockout, still corresponds with some players and the Tigers' coach.Reporting from Denver -- Luke Walton has learned that a coach's work is never done.
Via Lakers Blog
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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