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The Questions with Antoine Walker

Feb. 27, 2006
Feb. 27, 2006

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The Questions with Antoine Walker

Heat Forward

Edited by Kostya Kennedy

What was yourwelcome-to-the-NBA moment?
When we played the Bulls my rookie year. [Walker's from Chicago.] I started atthe three, and I realized, I'm playing against Michael Jordan and ScottiePippen.

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Your mostembarrassing moment?
Shooting an air ball from the free throw line. Those are the times.

Your favoriteoff-day activity?
I'm a golf-a-holic. My handicap is 16.

What's one thingabout being in the NBA that people don't really know or think about?
That we watch soap operas. I'm a big All My Children and One Life to Liveguy.

If I weren't inthe NBA, I'd ...
be a businessman. I've always seen myself working on Wall Street, downtown,corporate America.

If I werecommissioner for a day, I'd ...
make it mandatory that every team gets games on national television.

LAST WEEK
Walker scored 26 points in a win over Orlando before heading to Houston tosocialize at All-Star weekend.

THIS WEEK
Miami hosts the Sonics, against whom Walker, 29, scored 15 points in a win lastmonth.

TWO PHOTOSVICTOR BALDIZON/NBAE/GETTY IMAGES (WALKER PLAYING); BILL FRAKES (WALKER HEADSHOT)