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  1. Behold: The 4-pointer

    Henry Abbott

    Maybe the greatest basketball quote of all time comes, of course, from Antoine Walker. He was once asked why he shot so many 3s, and he responded "because there are no 4s." At least, that's how it used to be. Consider this press release about t...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  2. Does your employer need to know how fat you are?

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader David e-mailed a very interesting point: It's often pointed out that the Miami Heat regularly measure body fat percentage on their players and that it's required they be below a certain threshold in order to play. Antoine Walker was...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  3. Friday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Dirk Nowitzki vs. the Spurs. A killer shooting night, with a killer soundtrack. Thunder GM Sam Presti must cringe, just a little, at seeing Kevin Durant say this in the Oklahoman: "I always was a big Antoine Walker fan." Sam ...

    Blog | November 20, 2009
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Shira Springer of The Boston Globe: "A Globe review found that, during the last seven months, Antoine Walker has been pursued by multiple financial institutions for unpaid debts totaling more than $4 million. Court documents filed in Illinois and Flo...

    Blog | October 26, 2009
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial Appeal: "At 32 years old and with several checkered spots on his 13-year resume, Antoine Walker isn't exactly meeting infamous expectations. So the Grizzlies should stop wasting everyone's time and give Walker...

    Blog | December 15, 2008
  6. Chris Bosh: No Money Down

    Henry Abbott

    Internet-based publicity campaigns for All-Star votes aren't exactly getting the best results so far -- Antoine Walker and Baron Davis aren't having the best luck, anyway -- but I'm all for any athlete who wants to sell himself like a used car. Well ...

    Blog | January 03, 2008
  7. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Brian Windhorst Rick Alonzo of the Pioneer Press tells us that both Antoine Walker and Sebastian Telfair are keeping a low profile in Minny after being involved in robberies recently. Telfair told Rick that he tones down the bling whe...

    Blog | January 02, 2008
  8. Antoine Walker on Pat Riley's Obsession with Body Fat

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Trudell of the Timberwolves official website quotes Antoine Walker on a number of topics. Walker gives regular athlete answers about being in Minnesota ("sky's the limit"), says that he is in great shape right now, and talks a little about how t...

    Blog | October 26, 2007
  9. Worst Player in the League

    Henry Abbott

    A brutally honest conversation going on over on the APBRMetrics discussion board. You should read the whole thing but I'll give you some highlights. For instance, Antoine Walker gets serious consideration, like this from Jim Raynor: I'm shocked at h...

    Blog | May 03, 2007
  10. Watch the Pat Riley News Conference

    Henry Abbott

    Holy cow! This is some interesting stuff. Pat Riley leads off saying that James Posey and Antoine Walker will be deactivated today for not meeting team conditioning goals. If they don't meet the benchmarks by January 15, they will be suspended....

    Blog | January 03, 2007
  11. Shaquille O'Neal is the Godfather

    Henry Abbott

    Antoine Walker was upset about not starting, so he complained to his boss... the person he thinks makes things happen in Miami. That's not team president and coach Pat Riley. That's not owner Micky Arison. That's Shaquille O'Neal. Chip Brown reports ...

    Blog | June 07, 2006
  12. Report: Walker Scared off Finley

    Henry Abbott

    I'm interested to know more about this: ESPN magazine has a tiny little item saying that Miami was free agent Michael Finley's first choice, until they traded for his former Dallas teammate Antoine Walker. ESPN says Finley "didn't want to go through ...

    Blog | September 19, 2005
  13. The New Sports Illustrated

    Henry Abbott

    Just got the new Sports Illustrated. Here are some highlights: Asked why he shoots so many threes, Antoine Walker said "because there are no fours." Wittiest thing I can ever remember a player saying. There's a mention that on Tuesday 8/16 at 10 p....

    Blog | August 11, 2005