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Chad Johnson arrested for wife head-butt

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DAVIE, Fla., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Johnson was arrested Saturday in Davie, Fla., for allegedly head-butting his new wife, police said.
A. Walker faces child-support allegations

A. Walker faces child-support allegations

CHICAGO, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- An Illinois judge said former NBA all-star Antoine Walker's pending bankruptcy case is preventing action on allegations he failed to pay child support.
Former NBA star in bad check plea

Former NBA star in bad check plea

LAS VEGAS, June 29 (UPI) -- Former NBA all-star Antoine Walker has pleaded guilty to felony bad check charges in a Nevada court, but in a deal will probably not face jail time.
Walker charged with stiffing Vegas casinos

Walker charged with stiffing Vegas casinos

LAS VEGAS, July 15 (UPI) -- Former NBA all-star Antoine Walker owes $822,500 in gambling debts at three Las Vegas casinos, Nevada prosecutors say in a felony criminal filing.
Shooting outside party for NBA star

Shooting outside party for NBA star

CHICAGO, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Shootings of two men in downtown Chicago may have resulted from a fight in a club where there was a party for NBA player Antoine Walker, police said.
Mayo, Love part of big NBA trade

Mayo, Love part of big NBA trade

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- O.J. Mayo and Kevin Love, two of the top picks in this year's NBA draft, are part of an eight-player trade between Minnesota and Memphis.

NBA: Golden State 105, Minnesota 98

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Baron Davis had 22 points, nine assists and five steals Tuesday, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 105-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

NBA: Denver 118, Minnesota 107

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Allen Iverson and Carmelo Anthony teamed for 59 points Friday to carry the Denver Nuggets past Minnesota 118-107.

NBA: Minnesota 131, Indiana 118

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Al Jefferson, Sebastian Telfair and Antoine Walker all went over 20 points Friday in carrying Minnesota to a 131-118 win over Indiana.

NBA: Minnesota 103, New Orleans 94

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Marko Jaric and Sebastian Telfair combined for 41 points Monday as Minnesota posted just its second win this season, a 103-94 victory over New Orleans.

NBA: Atlanta 94, Minnesota 87

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson scored 25 points Saturday night as the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 94-87.

NBA: Denver 95, Minnesota 90

DENVER, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony led all scorers with 29 points and Marcus Canby had 10 points and 17 rebounds Friday night, as the Denver Nuggets beat Minnesota 95-90.

NBA: Minnesota 108, Sacramento 103

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Rashad McCants scored 14 of his career-best 33 points in the fourth period Wednesday as Minnesota finally won a game, 108-103 over Sacramento.

Heat trades Walker for Ricky Davis

MIAMI, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The Miami Heat Wednesday sent forward Antoine Walker to Minnesota for forward Ricky Davis and center Mark Blount.
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Antoine Walker
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Antoine Walker (L) strips the ball from Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony during the first quarter at the Pepsi Center in Denver on November 23, 2007. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Antoine Devon Walker (born August 12, 1976, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional basketball player. He is currently a free agent.

Walker attended Mount Carmel High School, where he played with Philadelphia Eagles starting Quarterback Donovan McNabb and attained all-state status as a senior, earning a full scholarship to play for Rick Pitino at the University of Kentucky. He was a starting forward on the Wildcats' 1996 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship-winning team. As a freshman at Kentucky he was named SEC Tournament MVP. In his sophomore year Antoine was named All-SEC First, All-SEC Tournament and to the All-NCAA Regional Teams.

After his sophomore season he declared for the 1996 NBA Draft and was picked sixth overall by the Boston Celtics. In the 1996-1997 season, Walker made the All-Rookie 1st Team and led the team in scoring (17.5 ppg) and rebounds (9.0). However, the team had its worst season in franchise history, 15-67. The following season, Walker made the All-Star team as a reserve while averaging 22.4 ppg and 10.2 rpg. He also scored a career-high 49 points in a loss against the Washington Wizards. The Celtics posted another bad record: 36-46. In the '98 draft, the Celtics had the 10th pick and chose swing man Paul Pierce. The next few years, Pierce and Walker were the 1-2 punch for the Celtics. In the 2001-2002 season, Walker had his best overall season by helping lead the Celtics to a 49-33 record and their first playoff berth in 7 years. He was second in his team in scoring (22.0 ppg), first in rebounds (9 rpg), and 1st in assists, (5.0 apg). Pierce and Walker took the team all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals where they fell to the New Jersey Nets in 6 games. The next season, Walker made his 3rd All-Star team but had a sub par season. Even though he averaged 20 a game, he struggled with his shot, shooting 38.8% from the field which is extremely low for a power forward. The Celtics had a mediocre season and were swept in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals by New Jersey.

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