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Antoine Walker gets five years probation in casino case

Dec 6, 2011, 5:20 PM EDT

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Antoine Walker will not be going to prison, but he may now be going to Idaho of the D-League.

Walker was given five years probation in a Las Vegas courtroom Tuesday for failure to pay gambling debts. As part of the deal, he promised to pay the three casinos back the $770,050 he owes them.

Walker did not talk upon leaving the courtroom. He had a gambling problem that caused him to file bankruptcy last year.

Most fans remember Walker from his days as an All-Star with the Celtics. He played with the Idaho Stampede of the D-League last season and is expected to return to the side for much of this campaign.

  1. mjbulls45 - Dec 6, 2011 at 6:03 PM

    im so happy that ’06 Miami team won, full of aging vets

    best summer ever,

    they dont make summers and championship teams like that anymore…

  2. henryd3rd - Dec 7, 2011 at 7:00 AM

    How’s he suppose to pay back that money? He’s a broke, unemployed and with no skill to speak of other than basketball. Good luck getting that money. By the way has he joined Gamblers Anonymous?

  3. bozosforall - Dec 7, 2011 at 10:12 AM

    Yet another former Celtics loser.

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