Antoine Walker and Jared Lorenzen Named to University of Kentucky Hall of Fame

The University of Kentucky Athletics department is inducting two of its biggest personalities into the Hall of Fame. According to a press release from the University of Kentucky, Antoine Walker (basketball) and Jared Lorenzen (football) will be among seven inductees. The rest of the 2015 class includes Lisa Breiding Duerr (cross country/indoor and outdoor track), […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Antoine Walker thinks LeBron James is the best NBA player ever

Following LeBron James' 39-point, 16-rebound, 11-assist performance in the Cavaliers' surprising Game 2 victory in the NBA Finals, long-time Celtic Antoine Walker tweeted out his feelings on James' place in league history: Lebron james is a better magic Johnson we are watching greatest #Cavaliers 1-1 — Antoine Walker (@WalkerAntoine8) June 8, 2015The Magic Johnson comparison is...
Via Celtics Life
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Graphic Shows Best NBA Players By Number; 12 Former Celtics Make List (Photo)

If you need to be reminded of the Boston Celtics’ history of greatness, then look no further than Mitchell & Ness’ latest jersey graphic. The clothing company compiled a list of the greatest NBA players by jersey number, spanning from Robert Parish’s No. 00 to Minneapolis Lakers legend George Mikan’s No. 99. Twelve former Celtics made the cut...
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton Gets Back-to-Back Triple-Doubles

Orlando Magic rookie point guard Elfrid Payton became the first player in franchise history to post back-to-back triple-doubles with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. A rookie feat that has not been accomplished since Antoine Walker with the Celtics did it in 1997. The post Elfrid Payton Gets Back-to-Back Triple-Doubles appeared first on Hooped Up.
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March 21, 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

Should the Celtics name a captain?

Captain Bradley?When you are a team playing for the future and developing young talent, as is the case with the Boston Celtics, naming a team captain might not be on the top of your to do list.But the Celtics are a franchise deep rooted in history. A history of winning, and a tradition of giving one of their better players the title of captain. Since 1950, the team has had one, the...
Via Celtics Life
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtic Stuff Live: TRADE EVERYBODY!!! Live at 8

Trader Danny is on rampage, and everyone is on the move. First Rondo, now Green… and who knows who’s next (just be safe, Brandon Bass should be looking into movers). We’re going to talk about the complete implosion of the Boston Celtics and what comes next. We’ll also touch on some of the current Celtics, like maybe Marcus “Antoine Walker” Smart, and get into some of...
Via Red's Army
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall Shimmies After Crossover, And-1

  Two weeks ago John Wall broke out the Antoine Walker shimmy against the Lakers after knocking down a three pointer on Kobe Bryant. Tuesday he did it again. This time Minnesota’s Mo Williams was the victim. Wall hit Williams with a vicious behind-the-back crossover, putting Williams on skates. Wall then knocked down a pull-up jumper while getting fouled by Jeff Adrien. Excitement...
Via KCM Sports
December 16, 2014  |  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

VIDEO: John Wall Shimmies After Hitting Game-Winning Three And-One on Kobe Bryant

John Wall paid tribute to fellow former Cat Antoine Walker by doing a shimmy immediately after banking in a game-winning three in the face of the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant on Wednesday night. Wall also drew a foul on the play from Bryant, making it also an and-one. The late shot sealed the game for the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

John Wall Celebrated His Four-Point Play with the Antoine Walker Shimmy

Lost in the fray of the NBA’s glutting supply of quality point guards is the improvement of the Wizards’ John Wall. The John Calipari product has improved steadily year by year and is averaging career highs in assists (9.3) and steals (2.3) this season. Wall provided more of the same Wednesday night, putting up 17 points and 15 assists on a lowly Lakers squad. However, no one...
Via Busted Coverage
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: ‘Toine vs MJ

November 7th, 2001. Michael Jordan and the 2-3 Washington Wizards were in town to face the Celtics at the FleetCenter. Three days earlier, MJ and his boys were crushed by the Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Jordan was hoping to right the ship at the expense of the C’s. But it was not to be. Behind a torrid shooting performance (11 of 15) from Antoine Walker, the Celtics...
Via Red's Army
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Just like that $110 million he blew, Antoine Walker has left embarrassment behind

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 "cautionary...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 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. However, Walker has gotten his finances straightened out over the years and no longer feels ashamed about his ordeal. Although his wallet isn’t as fat as it used to be, Walker explained to TMZ that he no longer feels...
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 Commandments of Fantasy NBA: Number 1

Base photo credit: Fox Thou shall not draft anyone #1 but Kevin Durant…until Anthony Davis lays waste to the NBA next year. This one is very simple. Don’t look at any other player to take #1 in any format of fantasy NBA this year – whether it be Roto or H2H scoring or even in Dynasty/Keeper leagues – take Kevin Durant. The guy is a legitimate phenomenon, and while the premise...
Via The Fantasy Fix
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

SLAM Recreates It’s Famous Rookie Cover From 1996

SLAM magazine reaches into the vault for inspiration to recreate the famous November 1996 “Ready or they come!” cover featuring the original lineup, from left to right: Marcus Camby, Ray Allen, Stephon Marbury, Kobe Bryant, Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Jermaine O’Neal, Kerry Kittles, Steve Nash, John Wallace, Antoine Walker, Samaki Walker. The new cover of course features...
Via Hooped Up
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bid $15,000 on Antoine Walker’s Tricked Out Benz!

Cars like this gem found on eBay are reason #3 on why, despite amassing impressive fortunes, pro athletes go broke. Reason #1 is...
Via Busted Coverage
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2004 World Champion Boston Celtics: What could have been

Absurd artwork courtesy of EKGuest post by the Sportshayes Celtics fans rejoiced when the Celtics ended a 22 year drought and took home the 2008 NBA championship. The deaths of Len Bias and Reggie crippled the mighty Celtics and it took a generation to get back to the top. The names Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, PJ Brown and Rajon Rondo are etched into Celtics fans minds as the men who...
Via Celtics Life
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce aint afraid of no ghost

Paul Pierce is an NBA Champion, Hall of Famer, Boston Legend, and apparently, a believer in the paranormal? According to a recent tweet he posted, Paul Pierce was awoken by the ghost of Basketball after-life (which I assume is an out of shape Antoine Walker shimmying with a bunch of chains around his neck)Previously, I only thought ghost bustin could be done w/ proton packs and/or...
Via Celtics Life
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Doug McDermott Plays Nick Johnson In Ping Pong At The NBA Rookie Transition Program In Newark

The NBA’s star studded rookie class is spending time in Newark for the league’s Rookie Transition Program. While some of the activities have probably been pretty sobering, including Antoine Walker telling his story of losing his $100 million in career earnings, tonight the players got a chance to kick back and have some fun. Houston Rockets guard Troy Daniels has been posting...
Via College Spun
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ainge "disciplined" on trade market, not worried about impatience of fan base

The last time Danny Ainge oversaw a rebuild, it took four years. He took over a Celtics team with Paul Pierce, Antoine Walker and not much else in 2003, and began stockpiling assets -- via both the draft and trades -- until he had enough to pull off trades for both Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in 2007.This time, it appears that some media and fans are expecting things to happen a...
Via Celtics Life
July 28, 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

Boston Celtics All-Decade Teams: The 2000s

Guest post by The Sports Hayes  The 2000's This decade was a weird one for it began and ended with two totally different teams but were successful with both of them. The trigger happy Jim O'Brien coached Celtics of Antoine Walker, Paul Pierce and company blasted their way to the Eastern Finals in 2002 and the second round in 2003. The Playoffs in 2004 and 2005 ended badly for...
Via Celtics Life
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

120 Sports is off to a promising start

You may not be aware of the launch of a new online sports venture that began this week called “120 Sports.” Backed by Sports Illustrated and its parent company, Time, Inc., 120 Sports is providing live programming between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. ET. In quick two segments, 120 Sports goes from topic-to-topic and has the ability to cut-in live to MLB games and show highlights. Before...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics want to emulate the Spurs

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The San Antonio Spurs are champions again, and like most coaches around the NBA, Stevens was in awe of how they methodically toppled the Heat to win the title. “It’s clear that we’re all chasing them,” Stevens...
Via Red's Army
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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