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Offline Neurotic Guy

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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #15 on: April 08, 2012, 05:49:41 PM »
35 -- still a young man.  If he has his demons behind him (gambling?) then he can still have a great life. I'd imagine he'll have many opportunities for work as long as he's willing.  Being a former star likly gets his foot in a lot of doors.

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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #16 on: April 08, 2012, 07:04:10 PM »
I wish him the best.  a shame he didn't have a better career.  I blame a good part of that on Pitino's arrival which changed his game completely.  To his credit, he loved be a Celtic and it killed him to be traded that first time.

I'll never forget his never-say-die attitude that led to that greatest comeback (IMHO) I've ever seen in that playoff game against the Nets.  Toine will always hold a special place in Celtic lore for that game (for me anyway).
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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #17 on: April 08, 2012, 07:16:10 PM »
The James Toney of basketball. Not to mention, they look alike (LOL).

Wish him best. But he have a pretty successful career. 1 ring and  3 all-star appearance isn't too shabby.

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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #18 on: April 08, 2012, 07:41:45 PM »
I would not mind him replacing Donny.  Best of luck to him.

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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #19 on: April 08, 2012, 08:08:17 PM »
I would not mind him replacing Donny.  Best of luck to him.
TP for a great idea.  bring him back to the organization he's always wanted to be a part of.  I certainly won't miss Donny if he goes.
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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #20 on: April 08, 2012, 08:13:15 PM »
I would not mind him replacing Donny.  Best of luck to him.
TP for a great idea.  bring him back to the organization he's always wanted to be a part of.  I certainly won't miss Donny if he goes.

Honestly, I don't know that I'd trust Toine to be totally presentable in that capacity.

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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #21 on: April 08, 2012, 08:29:18 PM »
Would be nice if we get Toine to work in the office. I would also like to have Dee Brown back.

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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #22 on: April 08, 2012, 08:35:19 PM »
Someone help me out. I seem to remember Toine doing some guest spots on TNT's halftime show a couple years back, right after the C's traded him the first time. Am I making this up?

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Re: Antoine Walker Retires
« Reply #23 on: April 08, 2012, 10:00:00 PM »
He sold his championship ring for $21,000 to pay of debts. Everything he ever worked for and all he had to show for it, gone (along with millions of dollars)


 

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