// Antoine Walker

Boston Celtics 2012 Draft Targets: Royce White

Royce White: 21 years old, 6’8, 261 Position: Forward School: Iowa State Overview: White would be a top-10 pick if it weren’t for his well documented anxiety disorder. White is a strong, energetic forward who can get to the rim at will. White led the Iowa State Cyclones in an upset over the reigning champs […]

The Expendables: Former Celtics That Could Rejoin the Team

With the threat of injury a big concern for the Boston Celtics this season, seemingly every player on the current roster could find themselves in Doc Rivers’ rotation at some point. So far in this young season it’s been a struggle for the likes of Avery Bradley, E’Twaun Moore, and Sasha Pavlovic to prove they are […]

Antoine Walker Resumes NBA Comeback in D-League

Former Celtics forward Antoine Walker is making an attempt to get back into professional basketball, signing on with the Idaho Stampede of the NBA’s D-League. Walker, 34, most recently attempted to walk-on with the Charlotte Bobcats this fall, though his last season as a pro came with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2007-2008. He was later […]

Can Antoine Walker Make it Back to the NBA?

After spending the last two years out of the NBA, devastating financial issues related to gambling and other debt have prompted former Celtic Antoine Walker to attempt a comeback to the NBA. Back in 2002, I remember watching a playoff game between the Celtics and the 76ers, back when Walker was the unquestioned leader and […]

April Fools: Antoine Walker is Back!

Breaking news as former Celtic Antoine Walker has rejoined the team, adding a veteran presence for a playoff push. Despite public legal issues, ‘Toine will make a return next week before playoffs to see if he is in playing shape to earn a spot on the playoff rotation. Walker was originally drafted by the Celtics […]

Antoine Walker’s Financial Faux Pas

The late 90’s and early 00’s were not the Celtics’ best years. Between 1996 and 2003, Boston made the playoffs twice (2002 and 2003), and finished over .500 twice (2002 and 2003, not surprisingly). It was a pretty lackluster time period by NBA standards, especially for a franchise as glorified and as storied as Boston. A notable aspect, however, of […]

Red Sox Give Up Lead in AL East, Sign Adam LaRoche

Here’s a weekly a column taking a look at the top five sports events this past week that left us all asking the question “Did that just happen?” In no particular order… Tim Wakefield placed on 15-day DL Biggest surprise of the week? It was to me – I certainly didn’t see this coming. But […]

Antoine Walker Arrested While Gambling in Nevada Casino

Former Celtics forward Antoine Walker owes Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood, and the Red Rock Resort casinos in Las Vegas $822,500. He accumulated this sum over a seven-month period by getting $100,000 loans from these casinos. Thus far, he has only paid back $178,000. A warrant for his arrest was issued July 14 for writing bad […]

Life Before Antoine Walker’s Arrest

It’s been a ride of ups and downs for the wiggle man and past Celtics star, but Antoine Walker’s journey in the NBA seems to continue on…for now. His latest setback was a recent arrest on suspicion of drunk driving. In case you are new to the world of Boston sports, Antoine Walker was a […]

Former Celtics Forward Antoine Walker Arrested

According to the Associated Press, Former Celtics captain Antoine Walker was charged with suspicion of drunken driving in Miami Beach. Police said Walker was driving a black Mercedes without the lights on when he was pulled over early Monday morning. Officers smelled alcohol and noted that Walker looked sleepy. According to police, Antoine refused to […]

Game 4 Inspiration: Celtics-Nets in 2002

In the spirit of the Celtics amazing comeback in Game 4 against the Lakers, I could only think of one other thing: the Celtics comeback against the New Jersey Nets all in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the 2002 Eastern Conference Finals. You think of Antione Walker‘s inspirational speech, you think of The […]

T-Wolves Are Green With Envy

In a much-anticipated game, the Celtics prevailed over the Minnesota Timberwolves 87-86. Kevin Garnett was playing in his first regular season game against his former team, while 5 former Celtics were in the game for Minnesota. Despite all the attention paid to those 6 players, C’s center Kendrick Perkins emerged as the star with a […]

Celtics Four-Point Play (10/25)

Here’s the Celtics Four-Point Play to appear every Wednesday (this one is a day late) on Sports of Boston. This is where I will compile four (4) small and related Celtics facts and offer my own spin on a variety of Celtics news stories. The general format will be a short blurb about the story […]

Celtics Rivals Preview: New Jersey Nets

Jason Kidd, above, will turn 34 this season, but is still one of the best point guards in the NBA.(Courtesy of NBA.com) Remember these guys? When I see the Nets, all I hear is “the greatest comeback in NBA playoff history is complete!” You remember, when the C’s beat the Nets in Game 3 of […]

Celtics Four-Point Play 9/5

Here’s the first of a weekly series of the Celtics Four-Point Play to appear every Tuesday night/Wednesday morning on Sports of Boston. This is where I will compile four (4) small and related Celtics facts and offer my own spin on a variety of Celtics news stories. The general format will be a short blurb […]