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Antoine Walker setenced to probation, ordered to repay gambling debts

Posted By Jerry Spar On December 7, 2011 @ 9:15 am In General | No Comments

Former Celtic Antoine Walker [1] was sentenced Tuesday [2] by a Las Vegas court to five years of probation and ordered to pay $770,000 in gambling debts. Walker, 35, pleaded guilty in June to felony fraudulent check charges related to his failure to pay gambling debts to three casinos.

As part of a plea deal, Walker is prohibited from gambling.

A three-time All-Star with the Celtics [3], Walker last played in the NBA in 2008 with the Timberwolves [4]. He has tried to make an NBA comeback since making a brief appearance in a Puerto Rican league in 2010.


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