Antoine Walker – We’re Not in the NBA Anymore – by Deanne Fitzmaurice

Antoine Walker

San Francisco-based photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice shot a story on former NBA star Antoine Walker for Sports Illustrated.

I was in Idaho a few weeks back for Sports Illustrated, shooting a story on former NBA star Antoine Walker.  Walker made $100M during his time with the NBA, but due to financial problems, he is now $770,000 in debt and trying to make his way back.  He now plays in the NBA D-League with the Idaho Stampede.  Midway through the two day shoot, Antoine abruptly decided that he was done, even though I still had more work to do.  There were some holes in my story I needed to fill, after some negotiation we both met halfway and I was able to complete the story.You can read about Antoine’s plight in the March 19th issue of Sports Illustrated, as well as online here.

See more photos on Deanne’s blog.

Antoine Walker

Antoine Walker

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