Gambling has long been a favorite form of entertainment for (Antoine) Walker. After a 2001 exhibition game at Mohegan Sun, Walker once reportedly played $15,000 hands with Michael Jordan during an all-night gambling session where estimates of money lost and won totaled several hundred thousand dollars. Prior to the 2003-04 season, when Celtics general manager Danny Ainge called Walker to tell him he had been traded, Walker was engrossed in a high-stakes blackjack game at Mohegan Sun. (Boston Globe)
If you care and have the time, there’s a fascinating article in the Sunday Boston Globe about former Celtics star Antoine Walker gambling away his millions.
Walker seems like the type who wouldn’t hurt a fly.
But he also seems like the type who could have used a Jim Calhoun in his life instead of a Rick Pitino.