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NBA celebrates draft with old-school Antoine Walker highlights

Pass the time with some classic Antoine Walker highlights of his NBA prime.

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20 years ago, Kentucky great Antoine Walker helped The Untouchables roll through college basketball, and the Cats won their sixth national title.

Soon after that memorable season ended, Walker declared for the 1996 NBA Draft and was picked sixth overall by the Boston Celtics. Walker then made the All-Rookie First Team and led the team in scoring (17.5 ppg) and rebounding (9.0).

The following season, Walker made the All-Star team as a reserve while averaging 22.4 points and 10.2 board per contest. He ended up making two more All-Star games and won the 2006 title as part of a great NBA career.

The NBA just posted a great highlight-reel of Walker in celebration of Draft Day, as well as the 20th anniversary of the 1996 NBA Draft. It brings backs some great memories of Walker lighting up scoreboards and doing his shimmy in style.

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