Ex-NBA Star Appears In Vegas Court In Debt Case

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

July 20, 2009

Former NBA all-star Antoine Walker appeared
briefly in a Las Vegas court to face criminal charges in a case
involving an $822,500 casino gambling debt.

The 6-foot-9 Walker said nothing inside or outside the courtroom
as he appeared Monday with his lawyer, Jonathan Powell, on three
felony counts of writing bad checks. Powell also declined comment.

Each charge carries a possible one- to four-year prison term.

Walker remains free on $135,000 cash bail posted Thursday
following his arrest at a Lake Tahoe hotel. Walker was in northern
Nevada to play in a weekend celebrity golf tournament.

Walker wasn't asked to enter a plea before a Las Vegas justice
of the peace set a Sept. 16 date for an evidentiary hearing.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 51238197 - kake.com/a?a=51238197