21 Facts About Antoine Walker


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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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Antoine Walker started all 24 remaining games for the Celtics, averaging 16.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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