Walker trying to regain elite status
When Ben Wallace grabbed 24 playoff rebounds for the Pistons, Walker must have shook his head in disbelief.
The former all-star, former all-rookie selection and national champion at Kentucky is sitting on the couch these days, watching the NBA playoffs and wondering if there is still a place in this league for a long-range shooting point-forward.
"Somebody had to take the blame in Dallas," said an Eastern Conference scout who happens to be in the same room. "So they pointed to the new guy with the biggest contract and blamed Antoine."
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