Antoine Walker Has No Car And Lives With A Roommate Just To Pay Rent
chris ballard writes an article about antoine walker below that’s really sad. we know antoine had all that money, lost it and now he’s back to playing basketball in the d-league, he’s back to playing the game he loves, but it’s not going that well there either. people need to learn how to be smarter with their money. watch out for the leeches and vultures too! read some of the article below.
The air is thick with the smell of smoke. The blinds are drawn. A lighter sits on the coffee table, next to a giant jug of Crystal Geyser water. Unlit incense sticks are nearby. On the TV a game of NBA 2K12 is paused in the second quarter—the Pacers versus the Spurs. There is a large box of Cheez-Its on the floor and bagged-up cartons of Kentucky Fried Chicken in the corner. Boxes of Corn Pops and Cap’n Crunch line the top of the refrigerator.
In five hours Walker will take the court for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA’s Developmental League. For now he has agreed to talk about how and why he came to be here—a three-time All-Star living in a $915-a-month apartment he shares with reserve guard Chris Davis, and playing for a salary of less than $25,000. He has no car, subsists mainly on cold cuts and fast food and plays in front of crowds as small as 155.