Former NBA forward Antoine Walker has been given five years probation for failure to pay gambling debts, according to NBC Sports. Walker owes more than $700,000 dollars to several Las Vegas casinos.
After admitting that he had a gambling problem and filing for bankruptcy, it was announced that Walker owed three different casinos thousands of dollars. Part of the terms of his punishment will be that he must repay the debt.
Walker spent last year playing for the Idaho Stampede in the NBA Developmental League, and he is expected to join the team again this season. After starting his career with the Boston Celtics, Walker bounced around to five other NBA teams, including a second stint with Boston.