Saturday, October 30, 2010

Ex-Cardinal Samaki Walker Signs in Syria

Former Louisville big man Samaki Walker has signed with Jalaa, his former team in Syria's top-level D1 league.

Walker played last season for the Seoul SK Knights in South Korea. He averaged 14.1 points and 9.0 rebounds in 34 games.

The former Cardinal spent 10 years as a journeyman in the NBA. Following his NBA career, he has spent time in Russia, Lebanon and China.

Walker's career achievements:

Metro Freshman of the Year -95
CUSA 1st Team -Pre96
NCAA 2nd Team -Pre96
NBA Midwest Division Champion -01
NBA Champion -02
NBA Western Conference Champion -02
NBA Western Conference Semifinals -03
NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals -04
Russian A Superleague Semifinals -06
Russian Cup Semifinals -06
Syrian League Champion -08


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