Top Ten Videos to watch

A Man Operating A Tv Camera
Maurice White
March2Justice
'News One Now' With Roland Martin Taping
Bill Cosby
Activists In Los Angeles Gather To Burn Likenesses Of The Confederate Flag
Flint Firebirds V Windsor Spitfires
CBC Message To America: Rep. Conyers Addresses The Damage Inflicted On Our Communities By Poverty, Mass Incarceration And Lack Of Economic Development
Iowa Caucus Ted Cruz
NewsOne Now NAACP Image Awards Preview
Student sitting at a desk in a classroom
Slavery Stock image
The 16th Annual Wall Street Project Gala Fundraising Reception
Ava DuVernay
Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks
President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol
Ava DuVernay
2016 North American International Auto Show
Democratic National Committee Presidential Primary Debate
88th Oscars Nominations Announcement
Democratic debate
Dream Speech
GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Charleston
US President Barack Obama speaks on the
24593149
2011 Winter TCA Tour - Day 5
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18, 2015: Two wooden stand-in Oscar statuettes are ready to be taken on
Woman Holding Dollars - Isolated
President Barack Obama Delivers His State Of The Union Address
Leave a comment

Three-time All-Star Antoine Walker made the decision to walk away from basketball on Saturday after a successful 12-year career, reports the Boston Herald.

SEE ALSO: I’m Losing Hope on Justice for Trayvon

The 6-foot-9 Walker, who won a championship with the Miami Heat in 2006, has not played on an NBA roster since his stint with the Timberwolves during the 2007-2008 season. Walker, 35, was in his prime when he played in Boston. As a Celtic, he made three All-Star teams and averaged over 20 points per game in five of his seven seasons with Boston.

Walker signed on with the D-League’s Idaho Stampede nearly two years ago. Many ballers who are trying to relaunch their career play in the D-League in order to get back on an NBA roster.

Walker, who was once engaged to TV reality star Evelyn Lozado of the VH1 “Basketball Wives,” has been drowning in financial debt. He made more than $110 million during his processional career, but has reportedly squandered his wealth. Multiple financial institutions, including the IRS, are reportedly pursuing him for unpaid debts. His lavish homes, tricked-out expensive cars, jewelry, and generosity to a fault with the 70 friends and family members he was supporting has seemingly gotten the best of him. He would pay for custom-made suits for his coaches, host pricey dinners for his teammates and give money to underprivileged kids.

His money never seemed to dry up–until now.

A more formal announcement about Walker’s retirement is expected soon.

SEE ALSO:

Guide To Finding Your Black Family On The 1940 U.S. Census

Are You Supporting ‘Stand Your Ground’ And Voter Suppression?

Also On News One: