You have to give Antoine Walker credit for facing the music. Walker could probably use a little credit; he’s broke after ripping through $110 million he earned as an NBA player. His career ended after 46 unspectacular games as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
It’s a story that probably isn’t going to get a lot of sympathy. And the patience of working-stiff fans to sit through the sad stories will be tested when ESPN’s 30 on 30 debut’s the film, “Broke,” which documents rich young people who blew their fortune.
They might be victims. But, of what?
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.