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Throw Back Thursday: Travis Knight drops 21 vs Vin Baker

Come on, there’s no way you can resist watching this classic Celtics game.  What, you don’t recall the immortal Travis Knight dropping a career high 21 points against future Celtic Vin Baker?  Knight also pulled down 10 rebounds, the only game of his career where he accomplished a 20, 10 game. Ok if that’s not enough, you have a rare game with Chauncey Billups in a Celtics...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NBA player Vin Baker is auctioning off his 2000 Olympic gold medal

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip Professional athletes are notorious for retiring from their respective sport and end up blowing all their money on random stuff... Former NBA player Vin Baker is auctioning off his 2000 Olympic gold medal
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Celtics gems from the early 2000′s

Check out these two classic videos dug-up by Jay. The first is from a “Celtics Preview” show from 2002. Watch as a young younger Greg Dickerson tells everyone how excited he is about the addition of Vin Baker and how he feels ‘Toine and Truth will elevate their games to the level of Kobe and T-Mac. There are also appearances from Waltah, Jo Jo and “Coach” Willie Maye. The...
Via Red's Army
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Bud Light hooks Battier up with 26,400 beers

Vin Baker must be so jelous!
Via Beer Mug Sports
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Vin Baker, All-Star from 90s and 2000s, tries to rebuild his life after losing his career to ...

Baker was drafted 8th overall by the Bucks out of Hartford in 1993 and stuck with the team until 1997. The Bucks would be the first of six teams the four-time All-Star played with in his career   During his 13-season NBA career, which spanned from 1993 to 2006, Vin Baker made four All-Star games, earned over $105 million, and lost it all due to a brutal struggle...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Drunk And NBA Player Vin Baker Is Broke And Studying To Be A Preacher

Former NBA All Star Vin Baker is the epitome of the ESPN documentary 30 for 30 Broke.  Baker who was once a star power forward in the league, squandered millions, became an alcoholic, and fell off the face of the earth. Baker has surfaced, and according to the New York Daily News, trying to redeem himself through god and helping others.  Baker is now essentially broke, he is a...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Timeless Vin Baker photo

Andy Gray (@si_vault on twitter) sent out this picture today, and it's just way too good not to share. How about that sweet Nets uniform Dikembe's got on? If only Jiri Welsch had somehow found his way into the frame... From the Celtics Life archives "What the Hell Happened to... Vin Baker." And if you're really bored, Jiri Welsch. Follow Mark on twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Vin Baker sues firm for losing almost all of his 86 million dollar fortune

Sometimes I struggle about whether to post stuff like this..I wonder…who cares? Is this relevant? Well dammit it was relevant to me! This hurt. I remember the glory days with he and Gary Payton..they were two players that made up my childhood obsession with basketball. Baker played so well…AT FIRST…that I forgave him for replacing Shawn Kemp (I was an emotional teen). 86 million...
Via Player Perspective
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

According to Vinnie

I actually have never heard anybody say that Vin Baker is a bad guy. I feel sorry for him more than I feel angry at him. That said this is pretty comical. Lets be clear: If somebody promises to deliver good results, they get paid for the results, and then deliver poorly then they can be sued for misrepresentation. My favorite...
Via Sonics Central
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Flashback Fun: Derek Anderson posterizes Vin Baker

OK so the NBA lockout is going to last a "tad" longer and may axe the entire 2011-2012 NBA season but that doesn't mean we can't take a stroll down San Antonio Spurs memory lane. Case in point, former Spurs guard Derek Anderson crushing former Seattle Supersonic Vin Baker on his way to the rim during his first season in San Antonio. Check out this March 2001 video...
Via Project Spurs
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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