27 Facts About Antoine Walker


Antoine Devon Walker was born on August 12,1976 and is an American former professional basketball player.


Antoine Walker was drafted with the sixth overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft out of the University of Kentucky and played in the NBA from 1996 to 2008.


Antoine Walker attended Mount Carmel High School, in Chicago, where he played with future NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb and attained all-state status as a senior, earning a full scholarship to play for Rick Pitino at the University of Kentucky.


Antoine Walker was a starting forward on the Wildcats' 1996 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Game-winning team.


Antoine Walker scored a career-high 49 points in a loss against the Washington Wizards.


Antoine Walker's success led to his appearance on the cover of NBA Live 99.


The next few years, Pierce and Antoine Walker were a talented duo for the Celtics.


Antoine Walker was second on his team in scoring, first in rebounds, and first in assists,.


Antoine Walker was used in a relatively limited capacity on his new team due to the number of high-caliber players populating the Mavericks' roster.


On February 24,2005, Antoine Walker was traded back to the Celtics in a deal that sent Gary Payton, Tom Gugliotta, Michael Stewart, and a first-round draft pick to the Hawks.


Antoine Walker started all 24 remaining games for the Celtics, averaging 16.3 points and 8.3 rebounds a game as the Celtics advanced to the playoffs before losing to the Indiana Pacers in a 7-game first round series.


Antoine Walker led the team in overall 3-point shots made for the season, and increased his 3-point, free throw and overall shooting percentages.


Miami advanced to the NBA Finals and faced the Dallas Mavericks, with Antoine Walker posting 13.8 points per game in the series as the Heat won the NBA championship in 6 games.


On October 24,2007, Antoine Walker was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves along with Michael Doleac, Wayne Simien, a first-round draft pick and cash considerations in exchange for Ricky Davis and Mark Blount.


On June 27,2008, Walker was dealt to the Memphis Grizzlies along with Marko Jaric, Greg Buckner, and the rights to O J Mayo, for Mike Miller, Brian Cardinal, Jason Collins, and the rights to Kevin Love.


In February 2010, Antoine Walker signed with the Guaynabo Mets along with former Chicago Bulls player Marcus Fizer.


On May 6,2010, ESPN reported that Antoine Walker was trying to return to the NBA.


On December 7,2010, Antoine Walker was acquired by Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League.


Antoine Walker was previously engaged to reality star Evelyn Lozada of Basketball Wives from 1998 until 2008.


Antoine Walker was raised and born on the Chicago's south-side and attended Mount Carmel high school.


Antoine Walker filed a counter-complaint against Mercer and Billups, but those records are sealed.


On January 5,2009, Antoine Walker was arrested for driving under the influence in Miami Beach, Florida.


On July 15,2009, Antoine Walker was charged with three felony counts of writing bad checks related to gambling debts he had incurred at three Las Vegas casinos.


Antoine Walker was in South Lake Tahoe to play in the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic the following day.


Antoine Walker's car was later recovered having been stripped of its expensive aftermarket wheels and stereo system.


Between 1996 and 2009, Antoine Walker earned more than $108 million from NBA salaries.


Antoine Walker was hired by SEC Network as a basketball analyst.