Basketball Star Who Went Bankrupt Wishes He'd Gotten an MBA

Antoine Walker of the Boston Celtics during the 2005 NBA Playoffs against the Indiana Pacers Photograph by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images

Former Boston Celtics player Antoine Walker was just 19 years old in 1996, when he was drafted by the NBA. Flashy endorsements and multimillion-dollar contracts followed. He’d “never have to worry about money again in his life,” then Celtics coach Rick Pitino said when Walker inked a $71 million deal with the team a few years later.

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