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Posts tagged ‘Derrick Coleman’
Posted: December 9th, 2010

I remember this guy when he was at Kentucky.

Just ballin’ out.

Big guy with handles. Could shoot the 3. Create of the dribble.

Antoine Walker was one of those new-age players when he came out of Kentucky after helping the Wildcats when a national title under Rick Pitino in 1996.

Tall guy with guard-like skills. Not the physical specimen of say Derrick Coleman or Chris Webber, but that type of multi-dimensional player.

Now he’s in the D-League?

Just doesn’t seem right, but when you look at Walker’s life of winding up in debt after making more than $100 million playing in the NBA, him being in the D-League isn’t that far fetched.

In his D-League debut, Walker had 13 points to help the Idaho Stampede beat the Dakota Wizards.

Idaho. Dakota. Walker. Doesn’t even look right. Neither did the free throw Walker shot that didn’t draw iron below.

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