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Antoine Walker

NBA Championship Ring

SOLD in Bankruptcy Case

3/19/2012 3:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Antoine Walker
Antoine Walker's NBA Championship ring just sold for $21,500 ... which would have been great news for Antoine, if he wouldn't have been FORCED to sell as part of his bankruptcy case.

Walker -- who won the ring as a member of the 2006 Miami Heat -- filed for bankruptcy back in 2010 ... claiming he racked up more than $12.7 million in debts ... but had only $4 mill in assets.

According to court docs, Walker had to liquidate his property to pay back his creditors ... including his ring. Now TMZ has learned, the ring has been tentatively sold to a guy named Andres Garcia for a cool $21,500.

A judge needs to sign off on the deal before any money changes hands ... but we're told it's pretty much a done deal.

They can take away his ring ... but they can't take away his memories!

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947 days ago


These brothers in the NBA are easy pickings. Not one of them is smart enough to hire a lawyer and establish a trust with someone who ain't their cousin.

I'm blessed with financial knowledge and little money. I guess that's better than big money and no knowledge of how easy it can be taken from you.

947 days ago

Cognizant _illiberal    

and now his gold digging ex fiance has moved on to ochocinco , i hope this guy does not have kids that just makes me mad when broke people breed. seriously when you have 4 million dollars and assets 12 million in debt means you over shot the mark by 8 million that is just retarded who overshoots by that much?

947 days ago

Cognizant _illiberal    

OMG he has gambling debts as a large part of the debt i was actually at harras casino and attended the golf tournement he was in the day after he aquired the debt from there just read it on his wiki

947 days ago


His ex fiance is an attention seeking gold digger with a rage problem. What kind of gal throws drinks, tries to hit other females with a wine bottle, climbs up on tables, swears like a foul mouthed trucker. She is classless trashy, she calls others non MF factors when she is the Non Factor and the MESSY one.

947 days ago


embarrass to be a former fan dude sucks bad with money, i remember when he sign a huge contract worth 100mill spend every dime of it. now selling his Championship ring? for money

947 days ago


$108 million in basketball earnings, not to mention whatever he made in endorsements. Lets say $150 million in career earnings. That's at least $60... million in cash, maybe as much as $70 million. So basically he blew $65 million dollars and spent so much that he borrowed an additional $13 million. Anybody who made $65 million and still needs an additional 20% of that to cover their costs has serious money handling problems.

947 days ago


one word SAD

947 days ago


Just sad.

947 days ago

Celeb Gossip Addict    

Recently I have started to view these broke former millionaire athletes state of affairs in a new light. These are guys that would have been broke forever had it not been for their athletic ability. They are neither smart nor disciplined so it is really lucky for them to have had years of great living when other people like them can only hope to clean the houses that they have had the chance to live in. So you are right. You can't take his memories. Now he's just back to where his limited intellect mandates that he should be. Lucky him to have had those experiences.

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947 days ago

buzz kill    

They can't take away his memories, but they can add to them. The memory of losing the ring it in bankruptcy will last forever.

947 days ago


That's pretty cheap for a championship ring. NFL championship rings will sell about $100K or more, and there are way more of those rings per championship than the NBA.

He doesn't look too bright. Whores were probably leading him around by his boner until he spent all his money.

947 days ago


Andres Garcia wearing that ring is like Kramer on Seinfeld winning the Tony Award.

947 days ago


Do they not teach MATH in the hood?

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