Walker to work out with Cards players
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Former NBA All-Star Antoine Walker is eyeing an NBA comeback.
Louisville coach Rick Pitino says Walker will work out with several Cardinals during the next few weeks. Walker hasn't played in the NBA since 2008 and has suffered legal and financial woes since stepping away from the game.
Walker agreed to pay three Las Vegas casinos more than $900,000 to settle three bad-check charges last fall.
Pitino, who coached Walker at Kentucky in the 1990s, said he also hopes Walker will talk to his players about the temptations that come with life as a professional.
"He'll talk to our guys," Pitino said. "What I told him is it's not about the past, get ready and get going and move on."
Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Knicks' Acy suspended, Wall fined for fight
- Binded by science? Bucks use facial coding
- Green: Warriors were 'too nice' against Clips
- Clips send Warriors to another Staples loss