Antoine Walker 2006 Miami Heat NBA Championship Ring Fetches $21.5K
Things aren’t going so hot for former Boston Celtic Antoine Walker. The dude filed for bankruptcy in 2010 and is currently playing for the Idaho Stampede in the D-League.
Oh, and he was just forced to sell his NBA Championship ring. The ring, which Walker won in 2006 while playing for the Miami Heat, fetched $21,500. That’s a nice price, but it hardly puts a dent in what Walker owes.
Walker racked up more than $12 million in debt and had only $4 million in assets at the time he filed for bankruptcy. This, despite being one of the highest-paid players in the NBA during his career. That’s some good money management skill.
The ring was bought by someone named Andres Garcia, who may or may not be the actor by the same name.
Walker last played in the NBA in 2008 with the Minnesota Timberwolves, where he averaged 8.0 points per game. Things have gotten worse for him since. Other than the bankruptcy, he also got cut by Idaho before they re-signed him. He’s only averaging 9.9 points per game for the Stampede.
Doesn’t anyone in the NBA need an overweight forward who chucks three pointers anymore?