Walker waived by Idaho Stampede . . . for now


Walker waived by Idaho Stampede . . . for now

Antoine Walker has been waived by the Idaho Stampede for now.

Per a team statement, 35-year old Walker has been waived due to personal reasons. Walker will miss the Stampedes game against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Friday for business obligations in Chicago. He still could re-join the team, though.

Walker appeared in 40 games for the Stampede this season, averaging 9.9 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game. He most recently posted 11 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists against the Los Angeles D-Fenders on March 17.

Walker played 552 of his 893 NBA career games with the Boston Celtics. His journey was recently documented in a Sports Illustrated article.

Celtics' team plane receives bomb threat


Celtics' team plane receives bomb threat

BOSTON -- There was a bomb threat to the Boston Celtics’ team plane to Oklahoma City on Saturday afternoon, but no one was injured.

The incident will be investigated by NBA security which will work in conjunction with the FBI on this matter which was one of several hoaxes called into airports across the country on Saturday.

News of the bomb threat was first known when Celtics forward Jae Crowder posted an Instagram photo showing players departing the plane with the caption, “BOMB THREAT ON US”.

Celtics officials declined to comment on the matter and instead referred all bomb threat-related questions to the league office.

Messages to the league office were not immediately returned.