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Walker Wanted for Casino Debts

A Las Vegas arrest warrant has the cops hunting the ex-Heat star



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    Las Vegas cops are looking for Antoine Walker, and they don't want an autograph.

    Antoine Walker was a gamble every time Pat Riley tossed him in the game for the Miami Heat in 2006. It paid off with a NBA championship.

    Turns out gambling hasn't been so good for Walker since he left.

    A warrant has been issued for Walker's arrest on criminal charges stemming from $822,500 in gambling debts. Walker is accused of bouncing checks up and down the Vegas strip.

    Las Vegas prosecutors claim the former NBA star failed to make good on 10 checks totaling $1 million written to Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood and the Red Rock Resort. Prosecutor Bernie Zadrowski told the Las Vegas Sun that Walker has repaid $178,000 of the debts incurred last July to January. 

    Walker last played for the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2008. He was an All-Star with the Boston Celtics, where he was also known as Employee No. 8, before helping D-Wade to a title in 2006.