SlamDunce: 17 NBA Players Who Went Broke

We love us some NBA, don’t we? Incredible athletes, insanely fast action, a tremendous atmosphere and experience. Off the court, however, some of our highflying favorites are scraping along in the financial gutter. Here’s a list of notable NBA bankruptcies:

Antoine Walker

Poor Antoine… Ball handling ability and nifty finishes at the bucket didn’t qualify him to make a living at the poker stable. That’s right, Walker didn’t take Kenny Rogers’ advice and “know when to fold ‘em.” Losing millions at Vegas casinos will eventually affect the bottom-line of all but the richest dudes on the planet. When Antoine couldn’t pay the mortgages and car payments because of the poker losses, the 100 million house of cards crashed hard. Better know when to run, A!

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